Opportunity AreaHow might we improve data systems for healthcare delivery?
The proposed title of your ideaAid Mum provides pregnant women with antenatal care date and immunisation date reminders.
Please describe your idea.Aid mum provides antenital compliance,health counselling,personalised health Tips,Vaccinationation and immunisation tracking through podcast
What problem does your idea solve in the market?Every single day, Ugandaloses about 2,300 under-five year olds and 145 women of childbearing age. This makes the country the second largest contributor to the under–five and maternal mortality rate in the world. Underneath the statistics lies the pain of human tragedy, for thousands of families who have lost their children. Even more devastating is the knowledge that, according to recent research, essential interventions reaching women and babies on time would have averted most of these deaths.The deaths of newborn babies in uganda represent a quarter of the total number of deaths of child
Briefly explain how you identified the need or opportunityBeing born and raised in underserved society ,i have seen many expectant mothers suffering due to lack of proper antenatal care.with this conviction a
Who are the beneficiaries of your solution and how will they benefit?Expectant mothers in hard to reach areas. We help pregnant women track and make meaning of possible symptoms that may occur during each week of pregnancy. Also, we Aid Mums get immediate referrals to health centers and Doctors if symptoms indicate a health risk. We support pregnant women and mothers of newborn babies especially throughout their pregnancy and post-natal journey with health information, reminders and medical advice in other to improve their health and that of their babies. Track
Why are you convinced your solution will solve the problem?If expectant mother are informed early and we laid a clear road map and vision. the infrastructure is already in place. identified potential partners
What other initiatives like yours exist out there? How will you differentiate your solution?The ones on the local market are traditional in that they are made from water bottles and straws which are highly infectious. There is reported high chances of patient in compliancy with the existing system. People will be sensitized on the dangers of using them. The Indian manufacturer's system is more expensive than ours therefore clients will willingly choose ours. The tubes they use usually get obstructed by the pleural contents and stop the drainage. They are not stable on the ground and usually slid off during use.
What have you done up-to date to test your idea with potential users? What learnings do you have to share?we are still bulding our application and making podcast to different languages. we have tested it in kasese districts with 100 women and three hospitals Tested it at the hospital of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital on over 100 patients who had retained pleural effusion and it has gained success in the last 2 months. We have leant to make use of a water seal that is airtight, fixed valves in the tubes and been able to get all the required materials required for assembling the equipment locally.
How will you financially sustain your business?install our app for free we make money through the services we offer through the app.
Please share a link to a 3 minute online video that best describes your idea and teamN/A
Please tell us about each founder and their roles on the team. How do you know your founders and how long have you worked together?Mushusha Richard . Team lead BAKWATANISA ABRAHAM BUSINESS developer.Holds a bachelors in acounting and Finance and persuing CPA MUSIIME ANNABEL .product designer . TWIJUKYE BRIAN software developer
Please tell us about other team members that are not cofounders.Tashobya Stephen .He is our test Engineer
Which members of your team will attend the program full-time?Mushusha Richard Team lead and software developer BAKWATANISA ABRAHAM BUSINESS developer.Holds a bachelors in acounting and Finance and persuing CPA MUSIIME ANNABEL .product designer