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Results

247,465

Enrollees in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania


10,629,523

Total disbursed loan amount in USD


2,012,833


Number of patient visits to SafeCare facilities per month


2,118

Number of active clinics in the SafeCare program

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The launch of the Health Insurance Fund in Nigeria

On 24 January 2007 the Health Insurance Fund launched its first program in Nigeria together with the local partner Hygeia, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and PharmAccess. The launch was carried out by Nigeria’s President Obasanjo. On 25 and 26 January 2007 the program was launched in Kwara State and Lagos. Since the launch the members of the target groups have started to enroll in the Community Health Plan.

News

During this years World Immunization Week (24-30 April), WHO highlights recent gains in immunization coverage, and outlines further steps countries can take to close the immunization gap and meet global vaccination targets by 2020.

From April 25th- April 29th, 25 nurses, clinical officers and midwives will participate in a 5-day Managing Healthcare Business course at Strathmore Business School in Nairobi to improve the performance of their healthcare businesses.

On 14 April 2016, National Microfinance Bank Plc (NMB) Tanzania and the Medical Credit Fund, part of the PharmAccess Group, signed a partnership agreement to boost healthcare quality in Tanzania. NMB and MCF will provide private hospitals, health centers, and medical services providers with affordable loans of up to USD 1m, enabling them to expand and improve the quality of their services.

Publications

A population-based study
Date: September, 2015

Research findings on Health Insurance Fund supported programs

Date: February, 2015