Masimo, Tiyatien Health and Opio Uganda Team launched five projects in villages, clinics and hospitals in Liberia and Uganda that increase access to anemia screening, intervention and education. In each of these projects, frontline health workers and medical outreach teams will identify children and mothers at risk for chronic anemia and post-partum hemorrhage. The health workers will be employed and empowered by Tiyatien Health and Opio Uganda Team to monitor anemia, routinely administer iron supplements and organize referrals as necessary, while nurses and physician assistants will be trained to do routine anemia screening.
Over a period of two years, Masimo, Tiyatien Health and Opio Uganda Team will demonstrate the impact of non-invasive hemoglobin testing at the community, clinic and hospital levels, create project packages, best practices and tools that can be used at other institutions, MOHs and global health organizations to facilitate non-invasive anemia screening globally. Moreover, Masimo provides equipment, remote project management, educational materials, study designs, partners for iron supplements and pharmaceuticals, with a total value of $550,000 USD. While Tiyatien Health and Opio Uganda Team provides in-country teams, vehicles, program integration into existing community services, materials deliver, local frontline health workers recruitment, treatment, referral, transportation, anemia treatment services, data collection, and training guidance. Tiyatien Health also provides a network to MOHs and supplement suppliers, plus $150,000 USD in operational funding.
|Location||Uganda, West Africa, Central Africa|
|Value||USD 1 Million|