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70 % SUBSIDY ON REGULAR PREGNANCY CHECK UP AND FREE IMMUNIZATION SERVICES FOR ALL PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN SLUMS OF UGANDA

Community dental and reproductive health gives subsidized SRH services to more than 1000 pregnant and children in slums in Uganda:

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In no more than 3 sentences, please tell us who your idea is designed for and how it reimagines the new life experience.

Community dental and reproductive health is is company limited by guarantee whose major aim is to give 70% subsidized reproductive and dental services to low income earners(women in slums) in Uganda. The service seeker pays 30% of the normal market price of the service.which accommodates for the sustainability of clinics and buying the clinic supplies :For the children seeking immunization its totally free this .

At what stage is your idea?

  • Full-scale roll-out: I have completed a pilot and analyzed the impact of that pilot on the users I am trying to reach with my idea. I am ready to expand the pilot significantly.

What early, lightweight experiment might you try out in your own community to find out if the idea will meet your expectations?

We already tested the idea in slams of katanga,kimumbasa,katwe and bwise and this has worked out perfectly well . It was only in kakoba where an new idea was introduced to favor those who can afford t0 pay the 30% upfront we encourage them to keep on saving minmum of 1000 Uganda shillings with us for the entire period of pregnancy and this person accesses the services as some one who can pay 30%once. in this phase we plan to test more of this idea in other slams where are to set up our clinio

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

we would request the openIDEO to connect us to other donors so to help us put up

Tell us about your work experience:

Community dental and reproductive health is is company limited by guarantee whose major aim is to give 70% subsidized reproductive and dental services to low income earners in Uganda. The service seeker pays 30% of the normal market price of the service.This has been our core activity for 3years

This idea emerged from...

  • An organization or company

Are you an expecting, new, or experienced mom?

  • yes

Are you a healthcare practitioner?

  • yes

Are you a current employee of UCB Pharmaceuticals or Sutter Health?

  • no

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Hi peter
I have read through and yeah you have interesting ideas which I feel will do much to upgrade the health of our mother's here in Uganda. Well done!!.

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