The Africa Healthcare Infrastructure Development Program (AHIDEP) is designed to complement the efforts of African Governments, within the contexts, capacities and priorities of each country to meet six core objectives:
- To create a continental movement, with the 1978 Declaration of Astana as a starting point, for the strengthening of sustainable primary healthcare systems as the basis for Universal Health Coverage, community stability, economic development and national security and attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals.
- To leverage Islamic finance and Technology for the development of healthcare infrastructure and information systems across all relevant sectors in Africa through partnerships, collaboration and coordination of the public sector with civil society, communities, private and faith-based systems.
- To work with governments to reform their healthcare systems, targeting areas where current approaches are failing, moving too slowly, or at a scale that leaves too many dying or suffering needlessly.
- To partner with relevant stakeholders, particularly, governments to develop and progressively scale up health care systems that are accessible to all in a country by expanding basic health care to every person, including vulnerable populations, through low-cost, high-impact, sustainable approaches that improve outcomes.
- To assess the financing needs of healthcare infrastructure in Partner countries, and develop management model that identifies problems, a framework for implementation and helps to evaluate dynamically performance of primary healthcare infrastructure service in Africa.
- To enhance education, training opportunities, and dissemination of information aimed at improving the quality and efficacy of health care services;
The Program aims to achieve its vision through partnerships, evidence-based policy development and implementation, project development, capacity development, well targeted programs and best practice regulation.
The focus of the Program will be on people and services, while using technology as the key enabler to provide an accessible, integrated, high-quality and affordable healthcare system that is recognized as one of the best in the world. With its emphasis on wellness and services, resources and technologies will be structured to empower and enable people to maintain the highest possible state of health and well-being throughout their lives.
The program is supported by a comprehensive change-management program that addresses healthcare organization, health model design/process re-engineering, people issues and healthcare financing, an enabling framework of policies, laws, regulations, standards and technologies.