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99,791

Enrollees in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania


4,935,663

Total disbursed loan amount in USD


1,239,964


Number of patient visits to SafeCare facilities per month


923

Number of clinics in the SafeCare program

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Portraits of the market women in Lagos

Since 2007 the Health Insurance Fund runs a program for market women and there families. About ten thousand market woman are targeted with an estimated family size of four. The women are organized in market organizations and have access to quality health care right around the corner from where they work.

There are over a thousand markets in the city of Lagos. The markets really form the economic heart of this huge Nigerian metropolis. Lagos has a population figure of approximately 17,5 million inhabitants, which makes it is the second largest city in Africa, behind Cairo.  People go to the markets for practically everything: food, music, clothes, cell phones, IT products, to get a haircut or their car fixed. The images provide a good overview of these vital economic centres and the health care provided to these women.

 

News

Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17
Goal is to improve coverage and quality in the CHF
Great quality improvements recognized

Publications

HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care
Date: October 2013
Global Health Action
Date: March 2014