subsidy program

In Uganda, 1 out of 14 kids will die before reaching the age of 5 (compared to 1 out of 135 in the U.S).

· Asteroidea subsidizes 30% of all medical costs for every child under the age of 10 and every pregnant woman. Additionally, no child will pay more than 10,000 Ugandan shillings at any given visit, the equivalent of $2.50 USD.

· With an average of 5,600 kids receiving care annually at NUMEM clinic, Asteroidea has helped to subsidize the care of nearly 12,000 children as of April 2019.

 

Subsidy Program

As the subsidy program expands coverage and word spreads, overall numbers of patients seen and percentages of patients subsidized at NUMEM clinic continue to rise.
 
Young infant being examined by NUMEM clinic’s clinical officer, July 2016.

Young infant being examined by NUMEM clinic’s clinical officer, July 2016.