Tell us about your partnerships
Previously, SAHAJ has the partnership program with German Development Service, Human care France and presently with Dhulikhel Hospital for upgrading its service delivery system. Similarly, it also jointly implements the government programs.
In future, SAHAJ will implement the partnership program which has the similar vision, strategies and objectives. Or it can be the partners of other likeminded organizations.
Are you currently targeting other specific populations, locations, or markets for your innovation? If so, where and why?
SAHAJ Community Hospital manages by SAHAJ health cooperative specific its primary target population as children, women and deprived communities. In future at least for five years its target population will be the same however it will provided its services to the all group population. At present, it has decided its working area with the poor and illiterate people of five VDCs namely Gaindakot, Ratanpur, Kotthar, Mukundapur and Amarapuri. But in future it can extend its program to other VDCs also.
What type of operating environment and internal organizational factors make your innovation successful?
Community managed hospital or health program are fully owner by the community people. It will ensure the meaningful participation of such communities in every step of the program. Therefore such program can be successful. SAHAJ has creates such operating environment in the community therefore its program will be the success. These deprived people are the actually owner of such community hospital and they have the equally opportunities to come on the policy development level of the hospital. Though they are not highly educated or skill health professional, they have understand the actual problem of deprived community. They can support to form the policy and implement the health program to the deprived people. Therefore, this community managed hospital will be success in rural area.
Please elaborate on any needs or offers you have mentioned above and/or suggest categories of support that aren't specified within the list
Short term operational cost support for the first phase and timely technical and management backstopping support are expected from the external supporters.