Edify Medical and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Edify Medical is using technology to positively impact people globally. We are making medical education equitable by removing language and access barriers to positively impact patient health outcomes in Australia and across the globe. By supporting the culturally diverse and predominately female care workforce, with improved and inclusive educational options we can impact the individuals receiving the information as well as impact the people they are caring for.
At Edify Medical we aim to meet the educational needs in better ways than the existing solutions.
We believe that Edify Medical contributes to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals;
1 – No Povety
Edify Medical is contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goal 1, which aims to end poverty in all its forms everywhere. Through the EdifyMed app we are striving to achieve this goal by providing affordable and accessible medical education to healthcare professionals in low-income countries. With EdifyMed, doctors and nurses can access high-quality, evidence-based medical courses, improving their knowledge and skills. This, in turn, can lead to better patient outcomes, reducing healthcare costs, and ultimately lifting individuals and communities out of poverty by improving their health and well-being. By making medical education more accessible and affordable, Edify Medical is helping to address the root causes of poverty and promote sustainable development.
3 – Good Health and Well-Being
Edify Medical is actively contributing to achieving UN SDG 3, which aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. The EdifyMed app provides accessible and affordable medical education to healthcare professionals worldwide, enabling them to enhance their skills and knowledge in a variety of medical fields. By improving the quality of healthcare services, the app indirectly promotes good health and well-being for individuals and communities. Additionally, the app also features health and wellness content, including mental health resources, promoting healthy lifestyles and practices. Overall Edify Medical’s efforts towards educating healthcare professionals and promoting healthy practices align with UN SDG 3’s vision for a healthier and happier world.
4 – Quality Education
EdifyMed is an app that provides medical education and training to healthcare professionals in developing countries, helping to improve the quality of healthcare and ultimately contribute to achieving United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4): Quality Education.
The app offers a range of courses, including basic medical knowledge, clinical skills, and leadership and management training, all tailored to the needs of healthcare professionals in low-resource settings. By providing access to this education and training, EdifyMed is helping to address the shortage of qualified healthcare professionals and the lack of access to quality healthcare in many developing countries.
Moreover, the app also enables healthcare professionals to connect and collaborate with one another, facilitating the sharing of knowledge and best practices, which is vital for improving healthcare outcomes. The app also provides a platform for ongoing learning and professional development, ensuring that healthcare professionals can continue to improve their skills and knowledge.
Overall, EdifyMed is playing an important role in contributing to SDG 4 by providing quality education and training to healthcare professionals in developing countries, helping to build the capacity of the healthcare workforce and ultimately improving access to quality healthcare for all.
5 – Gender Equality
EdifyMedical is striving to achieve UN SDG 5 – Gender Equality. The EdifyMed app is designed to provide medical education and training to healthcare professionals across the globe, with a particular focus on empowering women in the field of medicine.
Through its app, Edify Medical aims to provide equal opportunities for women to receive medical education and training. This is achieved by creating a supportive and inclusive environment where women can learn and grow without fear of discrimination or harassment.
The app also offers mentorship and networking opportunities to help women in medicine connect with other professionals in the field, access career advice and gain exposure to new opportunities. By providing these resources, Edify Medical is working to address the gender gap in healthcare leadership positions and increase the number of women who are represented in top medical roles.
Moreover, the app offers educational content on topics related to gender equality in medicine, including unconscious bias, sexual harassment and discrimination, and how to create a safe and supportive workplace for women in medicine. This helps to raise awareness about these issues and promotes a culture of gender equality and inclusivity in the medical field.
In summary, Edify Medical is actively working towards achieving UN SDG 5 by providing equal opportunities and resources for women in medicine, promoting gender equality and inclusivity, and addressing the gender gap in healthcare leadership positions.
8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
EdifyMed App is contributing towards achieving UN SDG 8, which focuses on promoting sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. The app aims to do so by providing online medical education and training opportunities to healthcare professionals in low and middle-income countries, where access to quality medical education is often limited. By doing so, EdifyMed App is facilitating the development of a skilled and competent workforce, which can improve the quality of healthcare services and contribute to economic growth. Additionally, the app also provides employment opportunities for medical professionals by connecting them with potential employers, thus promoting decent work and economic opportunities.
9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
The EdifyMed App is contributing to achieving UN SDG 9 by providing accessible and affordable online medical education to healthcare professionals worldwide. Through its platform, the app facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise, enhancing the capacity of healthcare workers to provide quality care. It also promotes the use of technology in healthcare, such as telemedicine and digital health records, improving healthcare access and delivery. Furthermore, the app supports innovation in medical education, providing a platform for professionals to collaborate, share ideas, and develop new approaches to training. Overall, EdifyMed is helping to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation, all in line with UN SDG 9.
10 – Reduced Inequalities
The Edify Medical is committed to promoting inclusivity and reducing inequalities in healthcare, thereby contributing to achieving UN SDG 10 of reducing inequalities. The EdifyMed app provides a platform for medical professionals from different parts of the world to connect and collaborate, facilitating knowledge-sharing and improving access to quality healthcare. Through its user-friendly interface, the app enables doctors and healthcare providers to exchange best practices, innovative techniques, and clinical expertise, thus narrowing the gap between developed and developing countries. EdifyMed also provides free medical education and training to healthcare workers in underprivileged areas, ensuring that everyone has equal access to healthcare knowledge and resources. Overall, the EdifyMed App is dedicated to promoting inclusivity and leveling the playing field in healthcare, contributing to the global effort to reduce inequalities.
11 – Sustainable Cities
The Edify Medical is striving to achieve UN SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, by providing online medical education to healthcare professionals in remote and underserved areas. By doing so, we aim to improve access to quality healthcare for all, regardless of their location or socioeconomic status. Through the EdifyMed app, healthcare professionals can access a wide range of medical courses and certifications, which helps them provide better care to their patients. This contributes to the development of sustainable cities and communities by promoting equal access to healthcare services and improving the quality of healthcare in underserved areas.
12 – Responsible Consumption and Production
Edify Medical is striving to achieve UN SDG 12, which focuses on responsible consumption and production, by promoting sustainable practices within the healthcare industry. The EdifyMed app provides educational resources for healthcare professionals to improve their understanding of sustainable healthcare practices, such as reducing waste and utilizing renewable resources. Additionally, EdifyMed App offers a platform for healthcare providers to connect and share information on sustainable healthcare practices, fostering collaboration and innovation towards a more sustainable future. By promoting responsible consumption and production within the healthcare industry, EdifyMed App is contributing to the global effort to achieve sustainable development and protect the planet.
17 – Partnership for the Goals
The Edify Medical is actively working towards achieving UN SDG 17, which aims to strengthen global partnerships for sustainable development. The EdifyMed app does this by providing a platform for healthcare professionals to connect and collaborate with each other, regardless of their geographic location or medical specialty. Through this collaboration, healthcare professionals can share knowledge, expertise, and best practices, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes and a more efficient healthcare system. By facilitating global partnerships in the healthcare industry, Edify Medical is helping to advance the goal of sustainable development and promote global cooperation for a better future.