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Updates on the 7th National CHF Conference 2023

December 15, 2023    By shu_admin

RESOLUTIONS FROM THE 7th NATIONAL COMMUNITY HEALTH FINANCING CONFERENCE HELD ON 23rd – 24th NOVEMBER 2023 AT PROTEA HOTEL ENTEBBE. Theme of the conference Toward universal health coverage in Uganda through expanding private and community health insurance schemes. The conference objectives are: i. To propose strategies for expanding private and... Read More

National Health Insurance Bill (NHIS) Bill coming up soon

December 9, 2022    By shu_admin

The proposed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) bill will soon be tabled again in Parliament to pave way for creation of a National Health Insurance Scheme. In a speech read for her by Dr. Olaro Charles at the opening of the 6th National Community Health Financing Conference on 24th November,... Read More

11 schemes inaugurated in Eastern Uganda

November 9, 2022    By shu_admin

Save for Health Uganda (SHU) has inaugurated the first batch of community health insurance (CHI) sub-schemes created in the three districts of Iganga, Bugweri and Mayuge in Busoga sub-region, eastern Uganda. Six of the sub-schemes are located in Iganga, two in Bugweri and three in Mayuge. The eleven sub-schemes include... Read More

Three CHI schemes to form a joint pool

June 9, 2022    By shu_admin

Three community health insurance (CHI) schemes supported by Save for Health Uganda (SHU) have signed two memoranda of understanding to create a joint pool of funds that will enable them to contract a national-level referral health facility for specialized services and make benefits to their members portable across regions. The... Read More

SHU takes CHI to West Nile and Eastern Uganda

February 25, 2022    By shu_admin

Save for Health Uganda (SHU) is extending operations to eastern Uganda and West Nile to enable families in the two areas access community health insurance (CHI) services. For the next three years, SHU with support from Bread for the World will directly implement CHI in the districts of Iganga, Bugweri... Read More

SHU to hold Community-Based Health Insurance Scheme (CBHIS) Management Training

December 9, 2021    By shu_admin

Introduction: Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) in Uganda is not a common phenomenon though it has proved to be viable in protecting vulnerable families from catastrophic health care expenditures in areas where it has been implemented. Given its importance, there are some organizations that have found it very vital to... Read More