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Jean Luc

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Golden Star Hospital (GoSH)

In Rwanda, existing hospitals are overwhelmed by enormous number of patients, long waiting time,and stretched hold-up duration appointments which make difficult healthcare access in these public institutions. Golden Star Hospital (GoSH) mission is to promote the health and well-being of Muhanga population by providing accessible, high-quality medical care for people of all ages. The GoSH as a first non-profit hospital in the country is committed to providing services that will exceed the expectations of its patients, resulting in a successful business. Its main objectives include: 1. To reduce diseases morbidity and mortality in Muhanga district 2. To increase accessibility to high quality medical care on affordable price 3. To improve utilization of quality health services of Muhanga population 4. To improve health providers capacity and performances 5. To improve tracking and reporting on patients health services 6. To educate Muhanga community about health services and practicing healthier behaviors 7. To develop a mobile phone-based technology that includes online booking capability, additional information about the practice, hours, demographic information, as well as protected patients health information technology. The golden Star Hospital will focus on diagnosing and treating conditions of all ages while emphasizing preventative medicine and the overall health and wellness of its patients. The hospital will also carry out minor and major basic procedures, but only after both risks and benefits have been explained and understood and written consent has been obtained from the patient. The Hospital will refer patients, when appropriate, to specialists and/or to referral hospitals for tests, further treatment and therapy. At first, the hospital will be dependent upon the support received from donors and bank loans. It is expected to incur operating losses in the first three years, but have planned for a strong cash balance to keep the business running.

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