End of Second Phase report - Promotion of self managed health prepayment schemes - Luwero - Uganda

Publication proposée par Siméon Nsabimana


The community-based health prepayment programme in Luwero District, Uganda, was set up in 1999. It aims at improving people’s financial access to medical care by promoting the developement of health insurance schemes. The project is now implemented by a Ugandan NGO named SHU, with technical and methodological support from CIDR.
This document is the 2005/2006 annual report of the Programme led in the Luweero, Nakaseke and Nakasongola districts in Uganda, and also the end of phase report of the second implementation phase of the project.


This report will be useful to promotors and responsible for health schemes interested in the prepayment concept. It gives detailed information about activities and results on the program.

Executive summary

This report presents results of both the one year period (July 2005 - June 2006) and the entire phase. Main results for the global phase are the following :
- Ten schemes representing 3220 individuals are effective ;
- The schemes attractiveness has improved and four of them are sustainable on the fiancial and organizational level ;
- The recognition of the schemes on significant levels by their environment is improving ;
- The capacity development of he Ugandan NGO SHU has been boosted and the NGO is on its path to professionalism.
The report gives an insight into what is expected in terms of objectives during the third phase.