Senegal’s National Agency for Universal Health Coverage

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On June 27 a delegation from  Senegal’s Countrywide Company for Universal Overall health Protection (ANACMU) toured UConn Health’s medical treatment, analysis and academic enterprises to come across out what advancements they must take into account bringing back to Senegal to make improvements to overall health care access and patient results.

“The ANACMU was made in Senegal in 2015 to coordinate a range of landmark health and fitness initiatives – totally free eldercare and sponsored community-centered health and fitness insurance policy. These are tough jobs in a state like Senegal,” states Yonatan Morse, assistant professor in UConn’s Office of Political Science, who coordinated the group’s international stop by. “It is rare when one’s personal analysis in an additional nation can direct to for a longer time-time period and meaningful associations.”

The halt at UConn Overall health is portion of a 7 days-lengthy pay a visit to of the Senegal delegation to Connecticut. They aim to understand extra about America’s health and fitness treatment delivery  such as domestically in Connecticut. They also are checking out additional about Medicaid/Medicare, the Very affordable Treatment Act, and how a large community clinical middle like UConn Overall health manages their connection with insurers and encourages wellness. Also, they are assembly with Community Health Network of CT, Accessibility Health CT, HUSKY-Health, Business office of Wellness System, the regional Social Security Administration Place of work, the Universal Wellbeing Treatment Basis of CT, the Community Wellness Middle in Middletown, the Connecticut Overall health Basis, and the Connecticut Affiliation of Health and fitness Options.

“Together, we all enjoy a massive job in wellbeing and preventive care in our State of Connecticut,” reported Khadija Poitras-Rhea, assistant vice president for inhabitants wellness at UConn Overall health. “UConn Health exhibits how sizeable a function a healthcare facility plays and we will share some classes discovered with Senegal of what we have finished in the point out to promote well being treatment.”

“There are classes to be realized here in Connecticut,” also pressured Morse. “The intention of common wellbeing coverage is hard in the building earth, but not unattainable. What the ANACMU is attempting to achieve is fairly outstanding, and I hope that their check out in some way will help them build the required vocabulary and knowledge to boost their health technique.”

“We choose treatment of all,” shared Dr. Scott Allen, main health-related officer of UConn Health, as he led the delegation’s tour of UConn Health’s point out-of-the-artwork Crisis Division and UConn John Dempsey Hospital’s inpatient floors.

“It’s great and impressive with really detailed services and IT,” reported M. Mamadou Racine Senghor, Secretary General of the ANACMU, just after touring the academic healthcare middle of UConn Health. “Your medical center is about concern for public health and research.”

A professional medical medical professional, Justine Ngom who serves the Health care Handle Department of the ANACMU, shared that UConn Health and fitness is extremely distinct from her Senegal well being care facilities.

“It’s extremely different and UConn Overall health is massive,” Ngom states. “We are listed here to discover about your treatment and see if there are some expertise to exchange. There are lots of challenges to handle when managing a health procedure.”

Ngom is really hopeful for the upcoming of wellness care in Senegal.

“If I learn to much better regulate a clinic, I may well have a lot of tips to provide modify,” she states.

ANACMU’s Secretary General Senghor also shared at the conclude of the tour: “The way UConn Wellness welcomed us is great.”

Other associates of the browsing delegation from ANACMU incorporated Dr. Bocar Mamadou Daff, Director Standard M. Sergine Diouf, Director of Functions Mme. Khady Tumble Dia, Director of Planning Mme. Aminata Cisse – Chargée de Missions and Mme. Rachel Virginie Coly, Secretary Common of the Ministry of Local community Improvement and Social & Territorial Integrity.

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