Operations and Finances for a Novel Patient Income Program


SHIP aimed to help patients adhere to treatment and stay healthy by providing practical training in small business entrepreneurship and startup materials to launch household businesses. IN 2010, SHIP enlisted another team of MIT students to assess the feasibility of building a central lemongrass distillery, analyze other household income-generating activities, and recommend a governance structure for […] Read more

Strategy & Business Models · Uganda

Business Models for Rural Nurse Cellphone Consultation


ClickDiagnostics, a mobile medical diagnostics start-up originally developed in MIT’s Media Lab, created a remote diagnosis and treatment technology in order to enable better access to healthcare in the developing world. Read more

Strategy & Business Models · South Africa

Designing an Ambulance Service to Serve the Working Poor


As East Africa’s largest international call center, KenCall’s services included customer support, telesales, financial analysis, competitive research, and database management. Read more

Strategy & Business Models · Kenya

Bringing Business Tools to a Growing Urban Clinic


The Kampala Family Clinic (KFC) is a private practice offering family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, HIV services, physiotherapy, and laboratory services. Read more

Management · Uganda

Multifaceted Service Delivery Improvements for a Pediatric Clinic


Muthaiga Paediatrics Clinic was a small, private facility that aimed to deliver the highest quality of care by providing a personalized, family-friendly experience. Read more

Operations · Kenya

Countrywide Logistics Dashboarding for Health Commodities


A locally-registered non-governmental organization affiliated with Population Services International, PSI Tanzania was committed to improving the health of vulnerable groups in Tanzania by promoting healthy behavior and delivering quality affordable health products through social marketing. Read more

Operations · Tanzania

Expansion Options and Strategy for an HIV Program


Support for International Change (SIC) aimed to limit the impact of HIV/AIDS in underserved communities and to train future leaders in global health and development. Read more

Strategy & Business Models · Tanzania

Drawing Lessons from Business for Healthcare Delivery in Ghana


The Ghana refining and marketing branch subsidiary of Total, a French-based multinational energy company, operated 212 service stations in the country’s ten regions Read more

Strategy & Business Models · Ghana

Drawing Lessons from Business for Healthcare Delivery in Kenya


The Kenya subsidiary of Total, a French-based multinational energy company, encompassed both refining and marketing , with over 100 service stations, oil and liquefied petroleum gas depots, and a lubricant plant in Mombasa. Read more

Strategy & Business Models · Kenya

Staffing and Financial Planning for a Busy Public Hospital


With 137 beds, Warmbaths Hospital provided level-one clinical care to the town of Bela Bela and its surrounding community. Read more

Operations · South Africa

Leveraging Data to Grow an HIV Management Business


CareWorks, a South African firm, provided HIV-related services to companies, medical insurers, and other organizations. Read more

Strategy & Business Models · South Africa

Growth Options for a High-Tech Innovation in Malawi


Baobab Health, a Malawi-based non-governmental organization, aimed to improve health outcomes at HIV clinics that dispensed antiretroviral treatments. Read more

Technology Adoption · Malawi

Better Document Flow to Improve Efficiency


In 2008, AAR was the largest private health care company in East Africa, operating 18 health centers in three countries and providing preventative and curative health care to close to 10,000 clients in all income brackets. Read more

Operations · Kenya