– AFRICA HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (AHIDEP) –

THE PROGRAM

 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.

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COMPONENTS

The Program consists of four components:

  • Healthcare Infrastructure Development
  • Advocacy for Quality, Efficient, Transparent and Accountable Healthcare System in Africa
  • Capacity Development and Knowledge Capitalisation
  • Islamic Finance, Equity Investments, Public-Private/Non-profit Partnerships

WHO WE WORK WITH

We consult and engage with all our stakeholders, including:

  • Healthcare professionals and industry groups
  • National and sub-national governments and agencies
  • Non-Government Organisations, Community and Faith-based organizations
  • Development finance institutions, Commercial Banks, Vertical funds and philanthropies.

AGREED COLLABORATIONS

We work with stakeholders on projects and initiatives. These types of collaborations are formal relationships based on agreements and contracts, such as terms of reference and memoranda of understanding (MOUs).

FIVE STEP STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT MODEL

Our five-step stakeholder engagement model is structured to support thorough planning, preparation, action and evaluation of every engagement activity. The process is a dynamic and ongoing cycle, which supports a comprehensive approach to engagement and will, over time, build an evidence-based platform for continuous improvement.

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

We engage with diverse people and groups who have a vested interest in what we do and who are, in some way, connected to our purpose.  The quality of these relationships with our stakeholders determines how well we deliver on our vision for better health and wellbeing for all. The program has adopted five key principles to guide its stakeholder engagement activities. The principles have been tested against and are consistent with current stakeholder engagement standards and practices across the public and private sectors, locally and internationally. READ MORE>

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