Day one: 8th November, 2018


Time

Topic

Presentation

Presenters / Speakers

Session chair

8:00  – 8:30 am

Arrival and registration of participants

Ms. Asio Veronica,
Finance and Administration Officer,
Save for Health Uganda

8:30 – 8:35 am

Prayer

Participant

Dr. Ronald Kasyaba, Deputy Executive Secretary,
Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau

8:35– 9:10 am

Welcome remarks

Welcome speech and video highlights of the 2017 Conference

Mr. Fredrick Makaire
Executive Director,
Save for Health Uganda

9:10 – 9:45 am

Keynote address

Enabling effective participation of the informal sector in community health financing and other social protection initiatives.

Dr. Yonas Tagegn Woldemaria
Country Representative,
World Health Organization

9:45 -10:30 am

Opening ceremony

Introductory speech

Mr. Zakaria Muwanga Kasirye
Board Chairperson,
Save for Health Uganda

Official opening speech and updates on progress to introduce the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

Hon. Sarah A. Opendi
Minister of State for Health – General Duties

10:30 – 11:00 am

Tea break

Hotel

Objective 1: To review progress made in implementing community health financing and introducing the National Health Insurance Scheme in the past 12 months.

11:00 –1:00 pm

Current status of community health financing in Uganda

Voluntary Community Health Insurance Schemes, a case of Save for Health Uganda

 Ms. Nnamulondo Proscovia
Communication and Advocacy Officer,
Save for Health Uganda

Mr. William Kidega,
Deputy Chief of Party,
USAID -Advocacy for Better Health/ PATH

Voluntary voucher schemes for maternal and neonatal health, a case of USAID/Uganda Voucher Plus Activity

Ms. Christine Namayanja
 Chief of Party,
USAID/Uganda Voucher Plus Activity

Mandatory micro health insurance, a case of Micro Financing Institutions (MFIs)

Mr. Michael Mugisha
Manager, Credit Administration,
Brac Uganda Microfinance

Mandatory micro health insurance, a case of Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs)

Dr. Ndiroramukama Sylivester
Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Cooperative Savings and Credit Union

Plenary session

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Lunch break

Hotel

2:00 - 4:00 pm

The proposed Luwero District Community Health Insurance Scheme (LDCHIS)

The Luwero District Community Health Insurance Scheme Ordinance passed by the Luwero District Council on 5th October, 2018

Mr. Ronald Ndawula
LCV Chairman,
Luwero District Local Government

Ms. Robinah Kaitiritimba,
Executive Director,
Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organization

The design and  proposed implementation framework of Luwero District Community Health Insurance Scheme

Mr. Fredrick Makaire
Executive Director,
Save for Health Uganda

A testimony by a community health insurance scheme member on the schemes’ impact on her family and her community

Ms. Hasifa Nakawe
Yandwe village, Kakabala Sub-county, Luwero District
Member of Kakabala Munno Mu Bulwadde (CHI) scheme

Plenary session

4:00 – 4:40 pm

The proposed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

Regulation and
preparedness for the National Health Insurance Scheme

Ms. Allana Kembabazi
Program Manager,
Right to Health,
Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)

Plenary session

4:40 – 4:50 pm

 

Wrap up of day one

Rapporteur

 

4:50 – 5:00 pm

Evening tea and departure


 

Day two: 9th November, 2018


Time

Topic

Presentation

Presenters / panelists

Session chair

8:00  – 8:30 am

Arrival and registration of participants

Participants

Ms. Asio Veronica

8:30 – 8:35 am

Prayer

Participant

 

Objective 2: To demonstrate innovations in managing community health financing and other social protection initiatives for enrollment and retention of households of informal sector workers.

8:35 – 10:30 pm

Impact of affordable technology and new innovations in managing (collecting contributions, members and benefits) voluntary schemes for the informal sector.

Innovative ways and the role of technology in successfully extending voluntary individual retirement benefits schemes to informal sector families.

Mr. Mukasa Livingstone
Chief Executive Officer,
Mazima voluntary individual retirement benefits scheme

Mr. Douglas Opio,
Executive Director,
Federation of Uganda Employers

Performance of National Social Security Fund’s voluntary membership scheme, and lessons for extending other social protection initiatives to informal sector families both in rural and urban settings

Mr. Henry Travis Mugerwa
Voluntary Business Manager,
National Social Security Fund Voluntary Membership Scheme

Technological advancements and innovations for managing private (macro and micro) health insurance schemes and impact on schemes’ performance in Uganda

Ms. Judy Mugoya, Country Manager,
Smart Applications International Ltd

Plenary session

10:30 –11:00am

Break tea

Hotel

11:00 –12:00pm

Impact of systems, structures and technology for efficient implementation of social protection initiatives in the informal sector

The role of existing government and other structures, systems and technology in the implementation of Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment Program: lessons for implementing the proposed National Health Insurance Scheme.

Mr. Stephen Kasaija, Head Program Management Unit, Expanding Social Protection Programme,
   Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Mr. Paul Okot Okello
Commissioner, Districts Administration,
Ministry of Local Government

Plenary session

Objective 3: To identify feasible strategies how the informal sector can access community health insurance, the National Health Insurance Scheme and other social protection initiatives.

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Poster presentations/ viewing

Improving Efficiency of Member Management Processes in Community Health Insurance Schemes using Mobile Technology: Experiences from the Rwibaale Universal Health Project.

Sr. Gertrude Kabanyomozi,
Director,
UHC Project, Rwibale HCIII Kyenjojo.

Dr. Ronald Kasyaba,
Deputy Executive Secretary,
Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau

Federating community health financing schemes to increase risk and resource pooling in eight districts of Uganda

Ms. Juliet Nazibanja,
Programs Officer,
Save for Health Uganda

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Lunch break

Hotel

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Assessment of strategies employed by governments to make it easy for informal sector families to access community health insurance, National Health Insurance Scheme and other Social Protection initiatives

Experience from Rwanda

Mr. Pascal Birindabagabo
Health Insurances Policies Specialist,
Ministry of Health, Rwanda

Mr. Tom Aliti
Assistant Commissioner Planning, Ministry of Health Uganda

Strategies how the informal sector can access community health insurance, National Health Insurance Scheme and other social protection initiatives.

Determinants of willingness to pay for health insurance among Commercial motorcyclists in Nakawa division - Kampala city
(Research paper)

Ms. Judith Hope Kiconco,
Manager Nursing Operations,
Makerere University - John Hopkins Research Collaboration.

Plenary session

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Closing ceremony

Conference declaration

Rapporteur

Dr. Ronald Kasyaba, Deputy Executive Secretary,
Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau

Speech

Mr. Fredrick Makaire
Executive Director,
Save for Health Uganda

Speech

Hon. Peace Mutuuzo
State Minister for Gender and Culture;
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

4:30 pm

EVENING TEA AND DEPARTURE

 

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