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Lean Café at Kisumu County Hospital

IHPMR hosted a Lean Café for the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) on 31 March 2015. Adapted from Lean Coffee by Modus Cooperandi, Lean Café is an informal, but structured way to hold discussions that draws from the expertise and diversity around the table to build the best possible agenda and deepest possible conversation in every […]

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Team Building for the Quality Improvement Team at Kisumu County Hospital

Team Building for the Quality Improvement Team at  Kisumu County Hospital

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Living Goods

Award: Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Category: Changing Behavior Sub Category: Supply Chain Enhancements This program began in 2007 and is operational in Uganda. The objective of living goods is to improve access to basic health products and to dramatically reduce child mortality. Its approach of using Community health promoters goes a long way towards […]

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APOPO

Awards: Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Sub Category: Innovative Operational Processes The APOPO program, which uses rats to detect tuberculosis was launched in 2004 in Tanzania and has expanded its operations to Mozambique. Tuberculosis (TB) is a widespread disease. 1.7 million people die from TB each year. Only 50% of patients with TB are diagnosed. […]

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Changamka Microhealth Ltd

Awards: Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Category: Information Technology Changamka Microhealth helps the poor in Kenya to access healthcare by issuing them with Smart Cards which allows them to save money through mobile money that can then be utilized towards visits to the doctor, buy medications and much more. Changamka has been able to come […]

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Community Health Africa Trust (CHAT)

Awards: Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Category: Enhancing Processes Sub-Category: Mobile Clinic About 630,000 inhabitants of Laikipia, Samburu, Isiolo and parts of Meru and Nakuru Counties live in abject poverty and have little or no access to professional health care and other essential services. The Community Health Africa Trust (CHAT) provides a wide range of […]

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Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlets (ADDO)

Awards: 2nd Runner-Up; Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Sub Category: Provider Training For many common medical problems, several factors encourage people to self-diagnose and medicate. These factors include distance to the facility, seriousness of the illness, availability and quality of medicines. The ADDO Program began in 2003 as pilot project with the goal of improving […]

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Tunza Family Health Network

Awards: 1st Runner-Up Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Category: Organizing Delivery The Tunza Family Health Network was launched in Kenya in 2008 to serve low income populations. The Tunza franchise promises friendly, quick and affordable services offered by qualified health providers.  The franchise currently has a membership of 265 privately owned clinics in all of […]

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mothers2mothers

Awards: Overall Winner-Health Market Innovations Awards 2012 Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Category: Changing Behaviour Most Innovative Health Market Innovation Sub Category: Consumer Education Launched in 2001, m2m operates in seven countries including: South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Malawi. The program is funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, […]

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