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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UGANDA

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

CONTINENT
Africa

uganda

Country
Uganda

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

THE CHALLENGE
FACING UGANDA

Every day, 300 children and 20 mothers die in Uganda. Although many well established medical treatments exist to prevent this, they are not accessible to those who need it most.

 

 

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

WE ARE SEARCHING FOR NEW LOCAL SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF UGANDAN WOMEN AND CHILDREN!

THESE SOLUTIONS
COULD BE

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

 

Be featured in a WHO/TDR film on social innovation in Uganda

 

Meet other social innovators in Uganda and become part of the Makerere-Social Innovation in Health Hub

17TH MAY 2017
Solution Sharing Opens

 

 

30TH JUNE 2017
Solution Sharing Closes (5pm EAT)

1ST – 30TH JULY
Expert panel review and selection of high impact solutions

 

09TH AUGUST
Top solutions announced and hosted at Makerere University Social Innovation Hub

15TH AUGUST – 15TH OCTOBER
Visit to selected projects; Case study research

 

15TH NOVEMBER 2017
Innovators to present to the Uganda Ministry of Health and global experts

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.