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Incorporation and Partnership

First Check is an initiative of Health Analytics Asia which is run by OW DataLeads – an independent media organisation registered as a private limited company in India.  We do not accept donations or any support/funding from political/religious parties or from the government.

OW DataLeads Pvt Ltd is a for profit entity and gets its income from content creation, media literacy and fact-checking training, media events, and data visualisation as well as our membership programme of Health Analytics Asia. More details about membership can be checked here:

Organisations that contributed more than 5 per cent of total OW DataLeads revenues in the year 2019-2020 are:

  • Google
  • Internews
  • World Health Organisation
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
  • New York University
  • Asia News Network