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Taz Burwaiss left a comment for Jack Castle
"Hi Jack, Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint We’d love to be able to work together if possible. Cheers Taz"
Jul 17, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"Thanks all -  Jack jcastle@livinggoods.org  www.livinggoods.org ;"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"Agreed on the need to articulate that win-win, but go into discussions with MOH's needs first. Ongoing, not just one-off dialogue is most important."
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"This public / private relationship is incredibly important for LG to have impact - we have had to advocate to government to ensure high impact products like amoxicillin for pneumonia can be sold by community health workers. It is the private…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"We absolutely agree, there are a lot of innovators making products to improve health and livelihoods. The payment issue is one that we struggle with every day - we find that often the cost of going to a health facility is very high and that…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"The Health promoters do refer for complicated cases of pneumonia, malaria, and diarrhoea - they also encourage pregnant mothers to deliver in public and private health facilities. We think this continuum of service at the home allows not just for…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"Hi Simon - we do! We currently locally source ORS and Zinc in Uganda to reduce supply chain actors and costs, maximizing our margins and those of our agents. We provide promotions during rainy season to help drive sales, utilizing training from our…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"We've seen the same  with traditional volunteer community health workers. They are certainly overstretched and under compensated for their time. They also often are unable to keep in stock of needed treatments.  We recruit women that…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"The Living Goods model focuses on addressing key challenges in maternal and child health, with a goal to have huge impact to reduce mortality for U5s. Common killers like malaria, diarrhoea, pneumonia and unsafe deliveries are easy and cheap to…"
Jun 10, 2014
Jack Castle replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Design Expo 2014: Online Discussion - Enhancing Health Outcomes
"Hello from Living Goods in Uganda!"
Jun 10, 2014

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Job Title
Partnerships Manager
Organisation
Living Goods
Sector
I am a social entrepreneur, I work for a business organisation, I work for a non government organisation
Website:
http://www.livinggoods.org
About my work:
Living Goods has built a cost-effective network of micro-entrepreneurs in Uganda and Kenya, who deliver life-saving, life-changing products to the doorsteps of the poor.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Health, Inclusive Business Models, Measuring Impact
Other Topics on my radar:
Health, innovative BoP distribution models, community health worker networks, social franchising, mobile technology.

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At 12:55 on July 17, 2014, Taz Burwaiss said…

Hi Jack,

Hope you're very well. I was wondering if you would be interested in connecting with us on twitter? @leadint

We’d love to be able to work together if possible.

Cheers

Taz

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