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PharmAccess believes in doing healthcare better.

 

With a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, we work on improving the whole system so that everyone has access to care when they need it, not just when they can afford it.

Find out what this means in practice by watching our short animation.

Our activities

Health investments
Health investments

Mobilizing capital into the private sector

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Quality standards
Quality standards

SafeCare basic healthcare standards

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Mobile health
Mobile health

The future of access to healthcare is mobile

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Health insurance
Health insurance

Developing organized demand for healthcare

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Connecting people to affordable healthcare

At PharmAccess, our vision is a world where everybody is connected to affordable healthcare through mobile technology. Mobile technology has disrupted virtually every industry. It has created transparent business models that drastically cut transaction costs while putting the end user at the center.

Crucially, a person with a mobile phone is a person with a voice. With a simple piece of technology in their hands, those who were typically excluded can participate in the types of services and exchanges that many of us take for granted. This is why PharmAccess believes that new digital platforms like M-TIBA hold the key to democratizing healthcare.

See how M-TIBA is growing in Kenya.

Latest news and facts

Public-Private partnerships - a game changer for the Nigerian health sector?

PharmAccess Foundation partnered with Nigeria Health Watch to host a conference “Disrupting Healthcare - PPPs as a model for Health Systems Strengthening” The intent was to explore the opportunities for private public partnerships to improve access and healthcare services, and to share their experiences and lessons learnt in executing PPPs. Read more

Apr 24, 2019 news
Sharing lessons from the African Health Markets for Equity program

PharmAccess Foundation and Marie Stopes International Ghana have engaged various stakeholders in Ghana’s health sector to discuss key lessons learnt from the implementation of the African Health Markets for Equity (AHME) program. Read more

Apr 18, 2019 in-the-media
PharmAccess and Bank of Industry partner with Nigeria's Delta State to revitalize 25 healthcare facilities

Delta State in Southern Nigeria has implemented Medical Credit Fund’s innovative Access to Finance Framework as part of its overall renovation of primary health centers throughout the state. Read more

Jan 24, 2019 news
First cohort of graduates from the Health Management Program

The first cohort of 41 participants graduated from the Health Management Program developed by PharmAccess Foundation and Enterprise Development Centre of Pan Atlantic University on Friday December 8, 2018. Read more

Dec 21, 2018 in-the-media
Momentum builds for UHC across Kenya and Nigeria in 2018

The road to Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Africa was greatly strengthened by a number of high profile developments in Kenya and Nigeria during 2018. A strong increase in enrollments of people across both countries got underway at both state and county levels, alongside strong support at political level. 2018 was truly the year when Universal Health Coverage was put center stage. Read more

Dec 20, 2018 news

About PharmAccess

PharmAccess believes in doing healthcare better. With a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, we work on improving the whole system. This means mobilizing private and public resources to get more money into the system, measuring and improving quality, and reaching even the most excluded through simple technologies like the mobile phone.

This approach to healthcare is designed to ensure that everyone has access to better care when they need it, not just when they can afford it.