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Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Hypertension Screening and Treatment in Adults with Hypertension in Rural Nigeria in the Context of a Health Insurance Program

With roughly 80% of cardiovascular disease related deaths occurring in low and middle income countries, there is an urgent need to develop and evaluate both the costs and effectiveness of innovative service delivery for hypertension management in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more

May 17, 2017 publication
The Guardian: The mobile e-wallets bringing healthcare to Kenya's uninsured

“We thought: what if we could have a closed loop e-wallet where people could save for healthcare and also share healthcare funding,” says Nicole Spieker on the beginnings of M-TIBA.
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May 19, 2017 in-the-media
Dutch Good Growth Fund publishes case study on Medical Credit Fund

Read more on how DGGF's seed capital has improved access to finance for the African private health sector through the Medical Credit Fund Read more

May 11, 2017 in-the-media
NextBillion publishes blog on Medical Credit Fund and M-TIBA

NextBillion, which chronicles new trends in market solutions to poverty, published a blog by Prashant Yadav titled 'Two-Sided Mobile Platform Creates Network Effect to Help Patients, Health Clinics.' Read more

May 04, 2017 in-the-media
8,000 Oserian staff and dependents join M-TIBA

8,000 users made up of employees and family members receive an M-TIBA wallet on their mobile phone, allowing them to get access to outpatient care. Read more

Apr 24, 2017 pressrelease

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.

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

Digital technology as an accelerator

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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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Provider services
Provider services

It all starts with improving healthcare quality

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Advisory Services
Advisory Services

Assessment, report, support.

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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

317.104

Enrollees in health insurance programs
Health insurance

21.485493

Health financing
Total disbursed loan amount

1.899

Quality improvement
Clinics active in quality improvement program

Our facilities

St. Patrick's Health Care Centre

Facility Specs
No. staff
29
Loan type
Entry
No. patients/month
337
SafeCare level
4
Category
Health Centre, Maternity Home, Nursing Home

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.