SAMUEL AGUTU

Samuel Agutu

Name: SAMUEL AGUTU
Organization: CHANGAMKA MICROHEALTH
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Samuel Agutu is Managing Director/CEO and co-founder of Changamka Microhealth Ltd, a provider of innovative Health financing solutions for maternal health and primary healthcare for low income communities. He is the Project Leader on the current Saving Lives at Birth seed grant project. He worked in Senior Management positions with Coopers & Lybrand, AIG, The African Re-insurance Corporation and Clarkson Notcutt Insurance Brokers before Changamka. He holds a B.Com in Accounting from the University of Nairobi and an MBA from Jomo Kenyatta University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K)), a Certified Public Secretary (CPS (K)) and a Chartered Arbitrator (ACIArb). He is an Ashoka fellow, Chairman of the Medical Insurance Providers Association of Kenya (MIPAK) and has been a panellist and speaker on mHealth at several international forums.

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Mar 09, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Health care

The majority of Kenyans do not have access to health insurance due to prohibitive pricing and an outdated coverage model that predominantly caters to formally employed individuals. Sam is revolutionizing the health insurance industry by leveraging mobile technology platforms to allow individuals to electronically save and pay for health care in an affordable and convenient manner.

Nov 03, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Business, Communications, Marketing, Social enterprise

Many families fall into poverty due to the cost of treatment of critical illnesses such as cancers and strokes. This project drastically lowers the cost of insurance by using the mobile phone for innovative crowd funding demand generation, registration, payments, servicing and claims payment.

Changmka Microhealth es una empresa social cuya misión es usar la tecnología móvil para proveer servicios de salud innovadores para las personas que carecen de seguro médico. Changmka ha desarrollado un programa de ahorros en servicios médicos vía celular, un sistema virtual de recibos para la salud maternal y un programa de micro seguros.

Changamka Microhealth is a Social enterprise whose mission is to use mobile technology to deliver innovative health financing solutions to those not covered by formal health and insurance programs. Changamka has developed a mobile phone based medical savings program, a maternal health e voucher system and a phone based microinsurance program.

Changamka Microhealth is a Social enterprise whose mission is to use mobile technology to deliver innovative health financing solutions to those not covered by formal health and insurance programs. Changamka has developed a mobile phone based medical savings program, a maternal health e voucher system and a phone based microinsurance program.