2017 CALL FOR SOLUTIONS

We are searching for community-based solutions that are improving healthcare.
If you have developed and are implementing a healthcare solution, we want to learn from you!
Please click below to submit your solution through our online SIHI share platform.
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MALAWI

We are searching for community-based solutions that are improving maternal and child health, developed by Malawians, for Malawians!

CONTINENT
Africa

malawi

Country
Malawi

The University of Malawi’s Social Innovation in Health Hub and the Malawi Ministry of Health are partnering with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO) and co-sponsored by UNDP, UNICEF, the World Bank, and WHO.

THE CHALLENGE FACING
THE MALAWI

Although maternal and child health has improved over the last ten years, 7 in 10 women still report problems in accessing quality health care and 1 in 8 children die from preventable diseases such as malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea.

 

Are you a community organization, a health worker, a business owner, a student or a government worker who has implemented a community-based solution that has made healthcare for mothers and children more inclusive, effective or affordable?

WE ARE SEARCHING FOR LOCAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF MALAWIAN WOMEN AND CHILDREN

THESE SOLUTIONS COULD ADDRESS
PRIORITY HEALTH ISSUES SUCH AS

Solutions that address the leading conditions killing women, babies and older children e.g. complications during child birth or infections

Solutions that improve health and wellbeing of mothers and babies

Solutions that empower women to have thriving families

If you have developed and are implementing a solution to this challenge, we want to learn from you!

Please click below to submit your solution through our online SIHI share platform.

By sharing your solution with us, you could benefit in several ways

Be recognised by national and global health policy makers

 

Have a case study published on your solution

 

Meet other social innovators in Malawi and become part of the University of Malawi Social Innovation in Health Hub

 

Make a contribution to the improvement of health in Malawi

12TH JUNE 2017
Solution Sharing Opens

 

 

23TH JULY 2017 
Solution Sharing Closes (5pm CAT)

24TH JULY – 8TH SEPTEMBER
Expert panel review and selection of high impact solutions

 

11TH SEPTEMBER
Top solutions announced

11TH SEPTEMBER – 30TH NOVEMBER
Visit to selected projects; Case study research

 

NOVEMBER 2017
Innovation workshops

Thank you for your interest in sharing your solution with the Social Innovation in Health Initiative (SIHI). If you have any more questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.

TO LEARN MORE AND SEE OTHER EXAMPLES OF SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HEALTH VISIT one of the case studies below.