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THE LIFENET WAY IS
BUSINESS-MINDED

Nurse Manase used to travel hours from Bururi Province
to Bujumbura in search of medicine. His patients were left
waiting for medical assistance.

THIS IS HIS STORY

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THE LIFENET WAY IS BUILT
ON STRONG RELATIONSHIPS

A mother brought her four-month-old baby,
suffering from a fever, to one of our partner health centers.
The nurses prescribed a lethal course of treatment.

THIS IS THEIR STORY

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THE LIFENET WAY
MEASURES AND ENGAGES

LifeNet Nurse Trainer Gabriel assisted a partner with a
challenging birth. The mother was in preterm labor and
the baby would weigh barely two pounds on delivery.

THIS IS HIS STORY

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THE LIFENET WAY
DELIVERS RESULTS

Before receiving LifeNet training, Nurse Nangoma
held newborns, who were having difficulty breathing,
upside down. She was unaware that this practice is
useless and even dangerous.

THIS IS HIS STORY

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THE LIFENET WAY TAKES
A MULTIFACETED APPROACH

The nurses from Mugara Health Center
delivered 71 newborns in one month.

THIS IS THEIR STORY

WE ARE TRANSFORMING AFRICAN HEALTH CENTERS

To provide quality, sustainable healthcare. but we need your support.

Guided by the belief that every individual deserves an equal opportunity to lead a healthy and whole life, we improve the quality of health systems in sub-Saharan Africa from the ground up.

Average cost of $1 per patient visit

112

HEALTH CENTERS

4

COUNTRIES

LEADING IMPACT INDICATORS

BURUNDI
23%
BURUNDI
65%
DRC
0%
DRC
63%
UGANDA
0%
UGANDA
44%

Focus: Hygiene
Goal: Reduce infection

Hand washing materials are available and clinic staff regularly  wash their hands.

BURUNDI
31%
BURUNDI
77%
DRC
25%
UGANDA
0%
UGANDA
40%

Focus: Infant risk assessment
Goal: Reduce neonatal mortality

Nurses can explain newborn risk assessment (APGAR) and regularly document APGAR correctly in patient charts.

BURUNDI
10%
BURUNDI
51%
DRC
0%
DRC
100%
UGANDA
0%
UGANDA
72%

Focus: Financial documentation
Goal: Increase financial sustainability

Systems for tracking daily revenues and expenses are up to date.

BURUNDI
3%
BURUNDI
86%

Focus: Treating postpartum hemorrhage
Goal: Reduce maternal mortality

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) guidelines are easily accessible, followed, and documented in patient’s chart.

*Note: Where bars are absent, partner facilities have not yet completed the corresponding training and post evaluation.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

We are humbled by the support we receive while we transform health centers in East Africa.
Hover over the images below to find out more about each accolade and membership.

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IN THE US

LifeNet International
3001 Mercy Drive
Orlando, FL 32808
+1 407 630 9518

IN BURUNDI

LifeNet International
26 Avenue Ngendandumwe
Bujumbura, Burundi

IN UGANDA

64-25 Ring Road, Muyenga
PO Box 21189, Kampala
Uganda

IN DRC

223 Ave. Patrice Emery Lumumba
C. Ibanda, Bukavu
Democratic Republic of the Congo

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN HEALTH INITIATIVE

We were chosen as one of 25 high impact healthcare delivery solutions for the
2015 Social Innovation in Health Initiative, in partnership with the World Health Organization.