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Last Mile Oxygen Supply & Delivery To Hospitals as well as Virtual Oxygen Therapy Training in Clinical Knowledge & Expertise

Affordable Oxygen Delivery & Virtual Oxygen Therapy Training.

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•Medical Oxygen is one of the essential medical supplies in any hospital setting. Oxygenco offers this life-saving solution enabled by timely Oxygen supply, delivery & distribution through Quick Response Units contracted to Private & Public Medical Institutions in Africa.

    

•It could take hours or even days to deliver Oxygen to patients in life threatening situation in the Rural Africa, at Oxygenco we beat that time by delivering Oxygen in advance to rural hospitals and allow them to pay at a later date. Through the use of Virtual assistance and support, our capable team is able to administers Oxygen therapy training.


What is the need are you focusing on?

•25% of health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa never have oxygen available, while 32% have an irregular supply. As a result, the use of the available oxygen is restricted to surgeries and a small number of very ill patients.

•Oxygen is one of the most expensive medical supply in low and middle-income communities there is severe shortage of oxygen and minimal training on oxygen therapy, resulting to numerous preventable deaths daily.


•Oxygen is never enough in times of medical urgency or emergencies such as Pandemic, Earthquakes and severe Natural occurrences.

•In cases of fire breakout most patients requires sufficient supply of oxygen.

•Patients with life threatening diseases and injuries or are from poor families are discontinued from Oxygen supply due to rising hospital bills hence succumbing to their death.


•Non existing Oxygen Supply chain, transportation and logistics, and lack of production facilities make oxygen very costly and scarce.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Identifying a gap that needs to be addressed

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

Oxygenco Africa has developed an innovation tackling shortage of Medical Oxygen through sustainable & affordable production, supply, delivery & distribution. Oxygen is a vital medical supply most neglected but required in ICUs by all Medical Facilities. Oxygenco offers 24 hours on demand Oxygen supply and 24Hrs SUPPORT VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE as well as on-site Oxygen therapy training to health clinics. Oxygenco helps more Medical Facilities save more lives through oxygen in premise availability and quick & timely supply through contract business model allowing for hospitals to pay at a later date. Oxygenco provides affordable Oxygen to Rural and Marginalized Communities in Eastern Africa. Partnership between Oxygenco and Quick Response Units & Ambulances stakeholders ensures Lives in critical conditions are saved in transit. Oxygenco also provides Regional to County level Oxygen Banks to facilitate oxygen supply as well as storage of standby oxygen in case of med

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

Every day, preventable deaths occur because of a lack of medical oxygen. Medical oxygen treats a wide range of critical conditions - like COVID19 Coronavirus. Our oxygen program aims to provide oxygen to over 4908 public hospitals in 48 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. We’ve estimated that these hospitals in Africa serve a population of at least 990, 627, 630 million and 228, 707, 540 million women of child-bearing age(according to Lancet's Access to emergency hospital care Report)

What is the name of your business or organization?

OXYGENCO AFRICA

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

1. Oxygenco Africa offers Virtual Support following lack of oxygen therapy clinical knowledge and expertise to health workers. 2. Oxygenco makes Medical oxygen available by streamlining logistics and transportation facilitating affordability and low cost. 3. Oxygenco makes Medical oxygen available by streamlining logistics and transportation facilitating affordability and low cost. Oxygenco addresses the need of Pregnant Women and Children Under 5, as well as patients with life threatening conditions like Pneumonia such as COVID19.

What is your profession?

ENTREPRENEUR & FOUNDER OF ORION IMAGECAPITAL COMMUNICATION LIMITED

Where are you located (country)?

KENYA

Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Agriculture/Farming
  • Business/Consulting
  • Entrepreneur/Investor
  • Food Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Fintech and Financial Services Sector

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 2-5 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Loans
  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- NGOs
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Private Sector
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Government

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

It will be of great assistance if your institution stepped in to help us create a partnership with International NGOs and Governments towards facilitating the production of enough medical oxygen required in AFRICA.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Logistics and Transportation of Oxygen to Rural Areas, and also minimal Electricitycoverage - Oxygen Concentrators Require Sufficient and Constant Supply of Electricity, a partnership will ensure we are able to tap Solar renewable energy to boost constant supply of Oxygen in Areas where electricity is unavailable

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

It could take hours or even days to deliver Oxygen to patients in life threatening situation in the Rural Africa therefore an urgent need to address a working and affordable solution. OxygenCo aims to offer Oxygen on Credit where health facilities pay at a later date.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

We are scounting for more opportunities

Website URL

www.theorionkenya.com/oxygenco

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