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HERA provides digital and mobile health solutions for healthcare access to forcibly displaced populations

Founded: 2019 by Aral Surmeli, Kristyn Anderson, Neeru Nula, Michael Kautz

  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare
  • Location of Impact

    Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey
  • Headquarters Location

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Product Platforms

    Mobile Apps
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Female, Racial or Ethnicity Minority

HERA is a mobile health (mHealth) platform designed for the refugee population. HERA's primary focus has been on increasing the uptake of preventative prenatal care and childhood vaccinations by removing demand-side barriers. The HERA app enables users to receive healthcare appointment reminders, receive health information, centralize medical records, contact emergency services, and navigate the healthcare system in multiple languages.