Publication Type:

Conference Paper


2019 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E) (2019)



Community Health Worker, Community Health Workers, computer based training, Computer simulation, diagnostic tests, Digital health, Digital India, elearning, Health care, health worker assessment, interactive learning environment, interactive simulations, Interactive systems, medical diagnostic computing, medical training, Mobile Learning, multilingual learning environment, Personnel, Rural health, simulation, simulation-based, socio-cultural perspectives, sustainable development goals, SwastyaSIM


SwastyaSIM is a simulation-based, multilingual, interactive learning environment designed to supplement the training of community health workers. It includes medical training and diagnostic tests relevant to common village ailments that are designed to be sensitive to socio-cultural perspectives. This platform supports training, reporting and assessing health workers. Findings from a pilot study with health workers are discussed.

Cite this Research Publication

Prof. Prema Nedungadi, Mohan, A., Jinachandran, R., and Raghu Raman, “Rural Health in Digital India: Interactive Simulations for Community Health Workers”, in 2019 IEEE Tenth International Conference on Technology for Education (T4E), 2019.