KMA Partnerships With Local and International Organizations

KMA Membership Committee in Nairobi Division conducted a survey in June 2018 under Chairmanship of Dr. Macharia Waruingi of Ubrica, convener of membership committee, Media outreach committee and medical camps committee Nairobi division KMA. Preliminary results of the survey  show various concerns raised by the doctors who participated. One of the concerns raised was that KMA should come up with alliances with international partners to strengthen the area of research.

KMA has an objective of liaising with other medical associations around the world. Some of the partnerships that KMA has include partnership with Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (MP&DB), Ministry of Health, International and National Pharmaceutical Companies and Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK), Civil Society Organizations and Human Rights Groups, Universities, Medical Schools and other Institutions of Higher Learning.

Partnerships lead to combination of ideas, learning from others experiences, invention and innovations. Collaborations between the government, individual investors and other organizations  (local/ international)that deal with health will lead to improvement of healthcare for all. KMA Partnerships with health organizations in Kenya and elsewhere will play a big role in development of our health systems and also in attainment of KMA goals. A number of doctors who took part in the survey felt there is need of KMA partnering not only with local organizations that deal with health but also international ones.

As we strive to achieve global health , partnerships between local and international health producers are very critical. KMA can be organizing avenues for interaction between doctors in Kenya and elsewhere. It is in these avenues that doctors can share ideas, experiences, concerns, challenges and their possible solutions. Doctors can also learn from each other and get new ways of preventing, treating and curing different health conditions. Medics can also share with each other different technologies that they use in their work places for easy and effective functioning. Concerns that have developed from various research work carried out by different medical practitioners can also be discussed. Inventions and innovations that medics in different countries have come up with can also be shared among the doctors. These forums will lead to the professional growth of doctors and creation of sustainable solutions to health issues.

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Author,

Caroline Muthoni Ndigirigi.

 

 

 

 

In crypto-currency lingo, we have tokens and coins. Explain if it means the same and if not a detailed description of each and use case scenario.

Tokens and coins mean the same thing. The term coin indicates cryptocurrency as aspect of the token. That is when the token operates as cash. Ubricoin is an ERC20 utility token, built on Ethereum blockchain protocol. As an ERC20 token Ubricoin is a distributed application that operates as (a) crypto-currency, in which case we can call it a coin (just a name), and (b) a utility token in Ubrica ecosystem. As a utility token, Ubricoin is not an equity instrument such as a share of common stock. A utility token gives you access to products and services. A Ubricoin represents future access to Ubrica ecosystem. There are two types of utility tokens: (a) digital coupons, and (b) tokens that provide users with access to its decentralized forum (i.e., products on Soko Janja, health services acting as health insurance). Ubrica will issue tokens for development of its projects and this allows the token holders to access different Ubrica   products or services in future. Participants in the Ubrican community can buy the token and use them to access
Ubrica services, products and produce. The main purpose is to get access to the Ubrica ecosystem, but not to gain profits or dividends. Token holders will be enrolled on Soko Janja at no cost and get medical services at a URCCs without paying cash. The main value of the token is access to Ubrica’s proof of stake protocol tokenization platform.

How different will UBRICOIN be vis-à-vis already existing coins, which would lead to greater traction and adoption (i.e. what is its unique value proposition and competitive advantage that will attract investors)?

The unique value proposition of Ubricoin is its focus to support development of life-science and health production in developing countries. According to our knowledge, no one else has created a crypto coin to support life science and health production in Africa. We have developed Ubricoin on blockchain to serve as a platform devoted to improving quality of health for all. Ubricoin will help to achieve global health. We will use Ubricoin to develop global health industry and create market intelligence through a cryptocurrency reward system that will inspire positive contribution to health improvement around the world. We will use a smart review system to reward consumers for positive health behavior. Educators at all levels of education, researchers, and practitioners at all levels, will also receive rewards for excellence, quality of work, and positive contribution to society. We believe in a future where everybody has access to best health products and services. We believe in great health that is easily accessible and affordable to all. We believe in a future of universal health access. We expect that Ubricoin will improve health related quality of life and quality adjusted life years. In addition, we believe that Ubricoin will reduce the enormous burden of disease, particularly in the developing world, and eliminate years of life lost due to disease.

How will people benefit monetarily on their investment in UBRICA since government is rolling out universal health? .

What are the benefits of investing in Ubricoin on the long run, is it through services only?

What is the benefit of Ubricoin versus shares of common stock?

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NGONG HILLS CLIMB-A-THON: SOUL SEARCHING EPIPHANY JOURNEY FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH

 

Ubrica soul searching epiphany journey, a quest for universal health, is back. This journey involves reflecting on our lives to collectively discover and bring profound understanding (breakthroughs) on universal health. Epiphany is a moment when you suddenly know you understand something or become conscious of something that is very important to your life. Epiphanies do not come from the mind. They come from the soul with the goal of moving from knowledge (information) to understanding (awareness).

During our last climb-a-thon at Ngong hills we managed to get some answers on global health. We will achieve universal health by paying the right price for the things that women produce, and for services provided by women. We shall not achieve global health if we continue to exploit women by paying very low prices for the products of their labor. Many women die during pregnancy because they do not have money to buy things that would help them improve the strength of their body, or money to go to the clinic for checkup. Middlemen and brokers who buy goods produced by women at dirt cheap prices exploit them, ultimately driving them to extreme poverty. We will change all this by making sure that every woman is paid the right price for her work. We will change all this by helping women have direct access to the market through our online market store known as soko janja. Here they can sell their products directly without brokers and middlemen.

We will be going back to Ngong hills next month (28/7/2018) in search of more answers on how to improve the health of mothers and children. No woman should die trying to create life and every child should be given a chance to live. According to research by world health organization, 830 women die every day worldwide, just because they are pregnant. 99% of all women who die during pregnancy reside in developing countries. Ubrica aims at creating awareness to solve this problem.

 

Quest for Universal Health

Our quest involves an African mountains climb-a-thon. The climb-a-thon will bring people from all over the nation and the world.  Together will seek to understand universal health, and seek answers on what it will take to achieve it.

THE PROBLEM

  • Our health system is broken and does no work
  • Our people die from diseases that others have known how to cure for centuries
  • Our women die just because they get pregnant
  • Children die just because they are born
  • Our hospitals do not have supplies
  • Our medical professionals are frustrated
  • Our nurses and our doctors are in recurrent strikes. As soon as one group is done the other one picks up the strike

These problems indicate that

  • We do not know health
  • We do not produce health
  • We do not make health
  • We do not have health

Therefore, we cannot provide health, for no one can provide something s/he doesn’t have not have.

THE QUESTION

What is health?

  • How do we produce it?
  • How do we make it?
  • How do we have it?
  • How do we provide it?

PATHWAY TO DISCOVERY

To find answers to the question we have to go on a collective soul searching journey to seek the answers together, collectively as a nation.

We must gain insight into the five levels of universal health:

  • individual health,
  • family health,
  • community health,
  • nation health, and
  • global health.

We embark on an epiphany journey which will involve climbing a mountain a month for until we find the answer to the question. Together we get to understand universal health.