ASTHA signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Auleek

Aiming to breakthrough into technological solutions to improve Community Paramedics (CP) training, Swisscontact’s ASTHA (Achieving Sustainability Towards Healthcare Access) project recently signed a MoU with Auleek Limited ( – one of the pioneers in Bangladesh for creating innovative technological solutions to engage the mass both in urban and rural context on 23 October, 2019.

Community Paramedics (CPs) are increasingly becoming first line primary healthcare providers in remote rural communities. ASTHA being a healthcare-based project is striving to strengthen the community paramedics programme by enhancing the overall learning process with the means of integrated technology. On that purpose, ASTHA project and Auleek will work together in upgrading the interactivity   of the CP curriculum for making it more exciting and effective to CP students. Through this MoU, Auleek and ASTHA will test different means of digital systems in different training institutes as a pilot phase to check the embedded opportunities, integration and effectiveness for using technology in the healthcare training system.

Mr. Rezaul Karim, Manager – Interventions portfolio of Swisscontact-ASTHA and Mr. Niaz Murshed, Chief Executive Officer of Auleek signed the MoU on behalf of the parties while, Mr. Nayeem Kashem from DevLearn LLP (knowledge management partner of Auleek) and Ms. Nowsheen Sharmila, Officer – Partnership and Innovation, Swisscontact-ASTHA were present in the signing event.