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2016 Progress Report

From the launch of M-TIBA to disbursing the 1000th loan and winning the FT/IFC Transformational Business Award, 2016 was an eventful year for PharmAccess. Find out more in our progress report! Read more

Apr 10, 2017 publication
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
PharmAccess partners with NHIF to increase access to care for Kenyans through M-TIBA

Clients can now access NHIF healthcare cover through M-TIBA mobile platform in new partnership between NHIF and PharmAccess. Read more

Apr 21, 2017 pressrelease
Half a million people sign up for M-TIBA

M-TIBA announces the registration of 500,000 users on the mobile health platform, following its commercial launch in September 2016. Read more

Apr 13, 2017 pressrelease
New partnership i-PUSH introduces mobile innovations to revolutionize healthcare in Kenya

Amref Health Africa and PharmAccess have joined forces in an innovative partnership called i-PUSH, that was officially launched at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Nairobi at the beginning of March. i-PUSH seems poised to change the healthcare landscape in Kenya. It leverages on the mobile technology revolution in Kenya to directly connect people to healthcare financing, quality and knowledge. The aim is to improve access to better care for half a million Kenyans, with a focus on women and their children. Read more

Mar 15, 2017 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.

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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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.