Sana team member Dr Radhika Chigurupati delivered a TEDx talk about the Sana project and Open Source software. Watch at

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Team members

Sana is a multidisciplinary group based out of MIT with a mission to revolutionize healthcare delivery in rural and undeserved areas. Sana has developed an innovative open source platform that allows mobile phones to capture and send data for an electronic medical record and links community health workers with physicians for real-time decision support.

Sana also will receive the mHealth Alliance Award—with benefits totaling $50,000, including participation in Santa Clara University’s Center for Science, Technology, and Society’s Global Social Benefit Incubator Program (GSBI™), a highly competitive program that connects innovators with a Silicon Valley support network and provides instruction on how to achieve maximum sustainability and impact in social enterprises.

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Winner Badge - Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project

Meet the Winners

  • Geoff Graham: SANA team member
  • Trishan Panch: SANA team member
  • Ben Lyon: FrontlineSMS: Credit team member
  • Ilse Ruiz-Mercado: 100 Million Stoves team member
  • Kirk Smith: 100 Million Stoves team member
Wireless Innovation Project winners’ trophy: colorful basket woven from phone wire
Photo: Bridge for Africa

From Wired to Wireless

The story behind the Vodafone Wireless Innovation Project winners’ trophy


Wireless Innovation Project and the 2010 winning projects