Providing access to healthcare financing

Project start date : 05/07/2017

Beneficiary country : Uganda

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies

Fields of application

  • Financial access to care, microinsurance

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Reduced suffering

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

clinicPesa Ltd

ClinicPesa Ltd provides access to healthcare financing to the uninsured citizens of East Africa, which is more convenience and affordability than the traditional Insurance while understanding the current behavior patterns of the citizens. Through a digital micro-savings and loans platform citizens set aside dedicated healthcare funds used to offset medical bills in time of need at the healthcare providers.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Uganda

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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