224: Abraham Auzan – MedTech in Rural Indonesia

224: Abraham Auzan – MedTech in Rural Indonesia

 

Podcast highlights:

  • [02:40] All about the medtech startup TeleCTG that provides pregnant women in remote areas with access to cardiotocography(CTG) services
  • [20:50] Data centralization in maternal healthcare and integrating the data in the mobile app Sehati with the data in the hospital and medical center system
  • [31:21] Abraham Auzan's advice for young entrepreneurs who are trying to initiate social change in Indonesia

Podcast notes:

  • [00:05] Welcome Abraham Auzan to Asia Tech Podcast Stories hosted by Graham D Brown
  • [01:11] Abraham Auzan's educational background in IT and business
  • [02:40] All about the medtech startup TeleCTG that provides pregnant women in remote areas with access to cardiotocography(CTG) services
  • [07:50] Why did Abraham choose this business even though he is not from a medical background?
  • [09:10] There are more than 3000 islands in Indonesia. What areas of Indonesia is TeleCTG available in?
  • [11:06] Pilot teleCTG projects are being done in Jakarta, Bandung and Bantam
  • [12:15] The challenges faced when working with the midwives
  • [14:07] The funding of TeleCTG - bootstrapping and self funding mode
  • [15:40] The make up of the team and the role played by Abraham
  • [18:08] All about Abraham's second startup Sehati, a self-reporting mobile app for pregnant mums and midwives
  • [20:50] Data centralization in maternal healthcare and integrating the data in the mobile app Sehati with the data in the hospital and medical center system
  • [22:43] Abraham's vision of increasing the accessibility of healthcarein Indonesia and extending the centralized patient database to find a solution for common diseases
  • [25:45] What else does Abraham need to make their vision a reality?
  • [27:11] Abraham's stepping point to learn more about women's health happened when his wife unfortunately suffered a miscarriage
  • [28:17] How does Abraham think about all this when he wakes up in the morning? Is it a start up to build or a mission to change the world?
  • [29:37] How to stay motivated during the initial pilot phase
  • [31:21] Abraham's advice for young entrepreneurs who are trying to initiate social change in Indonesia
  • [33:48] Find out more and get in touch with Abraham via his LinkedIn profile or the TeleCTG website telectg.co.id