Senegal’s Countrywide Agency for Common Health and fitness Protection Visits UConn Well being

On June 27 a delegation from  Senegal’s Countrywide Company for Common Health and fitness Protection (ANACMU) toured UConn Health’s clinical care, analysis and educational enterprises to discover out what breakthroughs they should look at bringing again to Senegal to boost well being care access and affected individual results.

“The ANACMU was produced in Senegal in 2015 to coordinate a range of landmark wellbeing initiatives – free eldercare and sponsored local community-based mostly health and fitness insurance coverage. These are complicated jobs in a place like Senegal,” states Yonatan Morse, assistant professor in UConn’s Office of Political Science, who coordinated the group’s global visit. “It is exceptional when one’s own study in yet another state can lead to extended-term and significant relationships.”

The stop at UConn Health and fitness is aspect of a 7 days-extensive go to of the Senegal delegation to Connecticut. They purpose to discover extra about America’s wellness care delivery  together with regionally in Connecticut. They also are checking out extra about Medicaid/Medicare, the Very affordable Treatment Act, and how a large general public professional medical center like UConn Health manages their marriage with insurers and promotes overall health. In addition, they are meeting with Community Health Network of CT, Entry Wellness CT, HUSKY-Overall health, Business of Health System, the regional Social Stability Administration Office, the Universal Wellness Care Basis of CT, the Group Wellness Center in Middletown, the Connecticut Overall health Foundation, and the Connecticut Association of Wellness Designs.

“Together, we all participate in a massive job in overall health and preventive care in our Point out of Connecticut,” claimed Khadija Poitras-Rhea, assistant vice president for population health and fitness at UConn Wellness. “UConn Wellbeing exhibits how considerable a part a hospital performs and we will share some lessons acquired with Senegal of what we have carried out in the point out to boost wellness treatment.”

“There are classes to be figured out here in Connecticut,” also pressured Morse. “The purpose of universal wellbeing coverage is challenging in the building entire world, but not unattainable. What the ANACMU is striving to accomplish is fairly amazing, and I hope that their visit in some way can help them make the necessary vocabulary and skills to make improvements to their health process.”

“We take care of all,” shared Dr. Scott Allen, chief health care officer of UConn Health and fitness, as he led the delegation’s tour of UConn Health’s state-of-the-art Unexpected emergency Section and UConn John Dempsey Hospital’s inpatient floors.

“It’s wonderful and remarkable with extremely extensive services and IT,” stated M. Mamadou Racine Senghor, Secretary Common of the ANACMU, immediately after touring the tutorial clinical middle of UConn Health. “Your healthcare facility is about worry for community wellness and exploration.”

A clinical physician, Justine Ngom who serves the Healthcare Command Office of the ANACMU, shared that UConn Wellness is pretty unique from her Senegal well being care facilities.

“It’s quite various and UConn Wellbeing is enormous,” Ngom claims. “We are below to master about your care and see if there are some techniques to exchange. There are many concerns to deal with when taking care of a wellbeing process.”

Ngom is very hopeful for the upcoming of health and fitness treatment in Senegal.

“If I understand to superior regulate a clinic, I could have lots of suggestions to convey improve,” she says.

ANACMU’s Secretary Basic Senghor also shared at the finish of the tour: “The way UConn Health and fitness welcomed us is amazing.”

Other customers of the checking out delegation from ANACMU involved Dr. Bocar Mamadou Daff, Director Basic M. Sergine Diouf, Director of Functions Mme. Khady Slide Dia, Director of Preparing Mme. Aminata Cisse – Chargée de Missions and Mme. Rachel Virginie Coly, Secretary Common of the Ministry of Neighborhood Development and Social & Territorial Integrity.