The Health Directory and Authentication (HDA) App has been selected for the Social Impact Award Uganda. Below is a copy of the congratulations message sent to Daniel, the lead innovator of the App.
Your project, HDA APP was selected as a finalist for the Social Impact Award Uganda
We look forwardto having you in the second round of the award, which is the incubation phase.
You will receive communications before the end of the week with the next steps. Congratulations once again.
Social Impact Award Uganda.
About the HDA app: The Health Directory and Authentication (HDA) App is an innovation by a team of Pharmacy students at KIU WC led by Daniel Muwanguzi, a finalist. The App incorporates a drug verification and information system (DIVS), a health facility verification system (HFVS) and a Call Centre.
Under the supervision of Dr Jonans Tusiimire, the Dean of Pharmacy School at KIU WC, the team is evaluating the app's commercial feasibility, health impact, end user acceptance, and sustainability of the three components using a prototype already developed.
Since being selected as finalist, the team led by Daniel has had a camp, and even now another program is going on, online. They have a mentor from Germany giving assistance, the mentor is based in Uganda.