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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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Launch of Health Insurance Fund program in Tanzania

On the morning of April 8th the Health Insurance Fund and PharmAccess had the honor of welcoming Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima to the PRIDE office in the Temeke district in Dar es Salaam to launch the Health Insurance Fund program in Tanzania. The Princess in her role as UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development launched the program by handing out the first official insurance cards to three entrepreneurs of the micro credit organization PRIDE who recently enrolled in the program.

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