Uganda Chartered HealthNet

Innovations in ICT for better Health

Background

We are an Incorporated Nonprofit Organization established in 2003 to respond to the information needs of health care practitioners in Uganda. Of significant importance was the response to the triple challenges of: availability of the information, quick and reliable access to information and communication between colleagues, and capacity to use information and communication technology.

Our Vision

"A healthy society in which UCH is the leading organisation in making information for health accessible to people in Uganda"

Our Mission

"To improve access to information for health to the people of Uganda through the creative and innovative use of ICTs for service delivery, research and education towards the achievement of health literacy"

Projects

Community health

Vaccinating against cervical cancer amongst girls

Farming

The Climate Change Adaptation and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) - CHAI - Project

Water

Using Information Technology to address water challenges in Uganda (CHAI) Project. (2012-2014)

Data collection

A Data Collector from Uganda Chartered Healthnet during Omni Med's first RCT

E-Learning

In 2003, medical schools in Uganda implemented Community Based Education Research and Service (COBERS) into the health profession curricula.

e-Farming

Empowering the farmers through our research of better yielding crops.

What we offer

App Development

We develop applications such as "Oppiamobile" for android users to access research files.

Research

We carry out research on different health issues.

Education

We educate people about various health issues and there causes and preventions

Software Development

We write programs for computer users to access information easily.

Awesome Support

Stuck at some point, please just contact us for help.

Brand Design

We design health module platforms for you to use at your place.

Why Choose Us

UCH has had a number of achievements and some are mentioned below;

Recognised at 3rd Annual Baramati initiative on ICT held in Pune, Maharashtra, India, 2002, for innovation and visionary development-driven leadership in health.

Winner of Digital Partners' Africa Champions' 2004 Award at Accra, Ghana, for selfless and outstanding services in utilizing the digital economy to empower the poor.

Winner of the world Information Technology and services alliance (WITSA) Award for innovation and excellence in the health sector at the 2006 15th World Congress on Information Technology summit, Austin, Texas, USA.

One of the winners of the Momentum for Change, 2015 Lighthouse Activities showcasing innovation ICT solutions that are driving the world toward a low carbon highly resilient future at the 2015 Conference of Parties (COP 22) in Paris, France.

900

Clients

20+

Awards won

154k

Publications/Journals

45+

Projects completed

Our Team

Professor Nelson Sewankambo

Director

Edith Ofwona

Director

Kibaya Patrick

Director

Core Values

Accountability

To our stakeholders for management of resources entrusted to us in the deliverance of services to Ugandans.

Usability

Information meets the needs of users in a timely, accurate, relevant and easy way to use it.

Accessibility

Information is easily accessible to those who need it and are authorised to access it.

Partners

Get in touch

Phone

Patrick Kibaya

+256 (0)752-222-821

Physical contact

Mawanda Road, Aga House,

Kampala, Uganda.

P.O Box 16571, Kampala, Uganda.

We ensure your confidentiality and privacy, do not worry about your information.