Country of Operation
Target income level
- Bottom 20%
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Middle-income (40-60%)
- Maternal, newborn and child health
- Pharmacy services
- Primary care
SummaryHealth Builders is a non-governmental organization that is dedicated to strengthening healthcare systems through management, infrastructure, and technology initiatives so that every person has access to high quality healthcare.
Health Builders's goal is for every person to have access to high quality healthcare, allowing them to live dignified, healthy, and prosperous lives.
Key program components
In collaboration with local governments, Health Builders launched its interventions at the health center level.
Health Builders' work falls under 3 pillars: Management, Infrastructure, and Technology.
All of Health Builders’ management interventions help health facilities to perform at top levels within two years of initial contact. Management interventions offer hands-on technical assistance in eight key domains: Human Resources, Financial Management, Infrastructure, Management, Pharmacy Logistics, Planning and Coordination, Technology Management, Health Insurance, and Data Management.
Health Builders’ second area of focus is infrastructural development for safe health care delivery. Where poor physical conditions compromise care, we improve them. Where no health centers exist, we construct them, complete with the technological resources necessary to thrive. Each new health center serves a catchment population of approximately 25,000 people, though thousands more travel by foot, bike, and bus from other districts to seek care there.
Health Builders’ technology interventions use simple, inexpensive tools to improve health care delivery in resource-limited communities. After working with communities to identify their greatest needs, we purchase and install technological solutions that are durable and easy to use. To date, our foremost technology interventions have been in 4 domains: Maternal and Child Health, Oxygen, Safe Water, and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP).
The obstacles to implementing health solutions and bringing them to scale are numerous.