Over 6.5 million Kenyans living in rural Kenya are afflicted by Hypertension and/or Diabetes. 90% of them have no controlled treatment because they are either unaware of their condition; but even for those who are aware, many lack access to a quality facility and also often cannot afford the cost of treatment, as medication is expensive as a result of a bloated pharmaceutical value chain.
CDMS has structured solutions that aim to achieve the following outcomes and impact:
- Raising awareness among the community on NCDs
- Identifying high risk patients via a pre-screening and referring them to a hospital
- Lowering procurement costs for small and medium sized-hospitals
- Lowering the costs of NCD medication for the end user