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Around the world, people lack access to life-saving knowledge and expertise.

With Project ECHO, we know a world where life-saving best practices are available to every person, no matter their circumstance, is possible. Project ECHO’s revolutionary model provides training and mentorship to transform and sustain strong health systems where every person has fast access to the highest quality health care.

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ECHO for Education 

Since 2014, ECHO has made substantial strides in providing critical support to teachers and school leaders as they strive to ensure students receive the best possible start in life.

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Our Reach  

209 countries and areas
6,941 programs
6,034,000 echo session attendances
1,351 hubs
41 superhubs
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A teacher’s beliefs, attitude and expertise can impact students’ behavior, empowering them to create gender-inclusive classrooms and promote equitable opportunities. The need of the hour for gender equity is ECHO, a technology-driven telementoring model that helps teachers and other professionals make a difference in classrooms around the world.  

Anuradha Rai
Gender Equity Lead, ECHO India
Gurgagon, India

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Now I feel confident in my ability to find solutions for struggling readers. It makes a difference: my students have gone from barely writing one or two complete sentences to understanding how to write three-sentence paragraphs.”

Arlene Marquez
Teacher and Structured Literacy ECHO Program participant
Grants, New Mexico

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It’s okay to reach out for help, and that’s exactly what I was able to do with Project ECHO. I wish every teacher in New Mexico could benefit from Project ECHO like I did.”

Rebecca Ballingall
Elementary School Teacher and Structured Literacy ECHO Program participant
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 News & Stories

Education

Educators Boost Literacy Knowledge through ECHO Education Program

WATCH: See how Project ECHO is applying the groundbreaking ECHO Model to New Mexico’s literacy crisis.

Gender Equity

How the ECHO Model Changes the World for Women and Girls 

A panel at the 2023 MetaECHO conference convened global experts on how and why the ECHO Model makes a difference for gender equity – and what we still need to do.  

Children

Project ECHO Launches Education Partnership to Benefit New Mexico’s Youngest Residents

Project ECHO’s impact on New Mexico children’s education is expanding through a new partnership with the New Mexico Early Childhood Education and Care Department, through the ECHO for Education Program.

ECHO Around the World

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  • 100+ Active Programs
  • 10-99 Active Programs
  • 1-9 Active Programs

*Active within the past 12 months

Our Impact

The ECHO Model has been used around the world to support mentorship and training in health care, education, climate change and other social determinants of health.

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New Mexico

Tackling Our State’s Most Urgent Health and Education Priorities

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United States

Working Toward Systems-Change for Sustainable Impact

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Africa

Co-Creating Scalable and Affordable Solutions

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India

Strengthening Health Care Systems Since 2008

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Asia-Pacific

Impact at Scale Through Government Partnerships

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Latin America

Local Leaders Paving the Way

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 Our Model

It’s a ripple effect. When one participant in ECHO shares their expertise with their peers, each of them can go on to improve the lives of hundreds of people in their communities.

The ECHO Model

Amplification: use technology to leverage scarce resources; Best Practices: Share best practices to reduce disparities; Case-Based Learning: Apply case-based learning to master complexity; Data: Evaluate and monitor outcomes.

600 Evidence-Based Impact

More than 600 peer-reviewed research papers have demonstrated the effectiveness of Project ECHO.

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iECHO Platform

iECHO is our proprietary software platform. It supports our trusted human network of mentors and participants around the world.

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