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Global Fund Director Mark Dybul delivers Joep Lange Institute lecture

On 10 January 2017, the Joep Lange Institute hosted a lecture by Mark Dybul on the role of data and innovation in global health. Read more

Jan 13, 2017 news
Peter van Rooijen awarded Honorary Doctorate from the University of Amsterdam

During the celebration of the 385th Dies Natalis (UvA’s birthday) Peter van Rooijen, Director of the International Civil Society Support (ICSS) and member of the Joep Lange Institute board and the supervisory board of PharmAccess, was presented an Honorary Doctorate. Read more

Jan 12, 2017 news
M-TIBA

Today, we are improving access to healthcare, directly, through people’s mobile phones. Starting in Kenya. We call it M-TIBA. Read more

Dec 21, 2016 news
iCHF - How a public-private partnership can help make healthcare work in Northern Tanzania

iCHF (‘improved CHF’), is a voluntary, district-owned health insurance scheme that aims to increase access to quality healthcare for people in rural and low-income groups in Tanzania. Read more

Dec 16, 2016 news
Third edition of the World Healthcare Forum brings together stakeholders from different industries and backgrounds.

The two-day event, which took place in The Hague on 28 and 29 of November, was opened by special guest Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands and brought together stakeholders from different industries and backgrounds, who are all committed to addressing key healthcare challenges. Read more

Dec 02, 2016 news

Our activities

Through our activities in provider services, quality standards, healthcare investments, health insurance, mHealth and health analytics, we aim to build trust throughout the African healthcare system.

Provider services
Provider services

It all starts with improving healthcare quality

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Health investments
Health investments

Mobilizing capital into the private health sector

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Quality standards
Quality standards

SafeCare basic healthcare standards

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mHealth
mHealth

Mobile health: pioneering a healthcare revolution

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Health insurance
Health insurance

Developing organized demand for healthcare

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Health analytics
Health analytics

Learning, operational research & impact evaluation.

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… See how we work

Setting in motion an upward spiral of trust, capital, quality and availability of health services. Through an integrated approach, we leverage donor contributions to increase trust in the health system, reduce risk and transaction costs, and pave the way for private investments in quality and accessibility of care.

Our results

Health insurance
Enrollees in health insurance programs
Health financing
Total disbursed loan amount to 643 clinics
Quality improvement
Clinics active in quality improvement program

Our facilities

St. Patrick's Health Care Centre

Facility Specs
Loan type
Entry
No. patients/month
2078
Category
Dispensary

PharmAccess briefs

The PharmAccess briefs provide an overview, insights and background on several projects, or subject areas usually dealt with in long form researches conducted by PharmAccess and our partners. Visit our library for all briefs.

RESEARCH BRIEF
ACTUARIAL LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE ICHF
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RESEARCH BRIEF
TECHNOLOGY FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT
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RESEARCH BRIEF
SPOTLIGHT ON KENYA
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The Joep Lange Institute

Joep Lange strongly opposed the pervasive inequality in healthcare. He dedicated his entire career to challenging this status quo through science, activism and pragmatism. The Joep Lange Institute continues his fight to making health markets work for the poor in countries where the system fails the people.

About the PharmAccess Group

The PharmAccess Group is dedicated to improving access to better healthcare in Africa. It mobilizes public and private resources for the benefit of doctors and patients through clinical standards and quality improvements, loans for healthcare providers, health insurance, mHealth innovations and operational research.

Health Insurance Fund, a fund for innovative and inclusive quality healthcare for Africa, supports the activities of the PharmAccess Group. Medical Credit Fund facilitates loans and technical assistance for private healthcare SMEs. SafeCare benchmarks quality levels and helps healthcare providers to improve their services. This integrated approach was initiated and is implemented by the PharmAccess Foundation. Together, these organizations form the PharmAccess Group.