|ICOBI with support from UPHSP funded by USAID is implementing a community mobilization activity for CHI in 4 districts of Uganda. The four target districts are Sheema and Rukungiri in Western Uganda and Jinja and Wakiso in central and Eastern Uganda. The overall goal of this proposed project is to contribute to the increased access and affordability of quality health care services to families in rural and semi‐urban communities in the districts already indicated. This will be achieved through initiatives to expand and strengthen the savings for health among community savings groups while promoting and providing community health insurance (CHI).
More success has been achieved in the 11 months of the project which can be evidenced by the increase in enrolments which are as a result of increased sensitization through radio, community sensitization meetings by the mobilizers and other project staff, increased programme uptake and increased desire from all the project Districts to have the project continued. We are confident that we shall achieve more in this last quarter that we have achieved not ruling out the challenges that we continue to face especially poverty that affects the project enrolment. We have been able to do the following in this quarter that ended on January 10th 2018: