To make health markets work and achieve universal health coverage one has to look at the whole system. Designing interventions to improve the way the system is financed as well as the quality of care that is delivered. Which is why...

Angela Wamukoya, a mother of six, receives health insurance through her mobile phone.

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We co-develop low-cost insurance platforms to democratize healthcare in Africa

Insurance provides protection from financial shocks caused by out-of-pocket health costs. Through mobile health platforms individuals can save, receive and spend money for healthcare. These platforms provide millions of previously excluded people in Africa access to affordable, quality care.

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We develop Care Bundles and use data to improve healthcare outcomes

With Care Bundles, we digitally track patient care journeys. With the acquired data, we can provide actionable insights for healthcare providers and reward better performances. Care Bundles address fragmented funding and enables more effective healthcare interventions.

With the data derived from tracking the care journey of pregnant women, we can bring mother mortality rates down.

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Mrs. Esther Muthoni Karaya owns Zamzam Medical Service, a facility serving almost 17,000 patients every year.

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We provide loans & business support to help private facilities to meet Africa’s health demand

Although it delivers more than half of the healthcare services, the private healthcare sector in Africa is chronically underfunded. The Medical Credit Fund is dedicated to providing loans to small and medium healthcare enterprises in Africa, enabling them to improve quality of services and grow their businesses.

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We improve healthcare quality by introducing standards

Poor healthcare quality leads to 5 million deaths per year. SafeCare standards assess insights into clinical and business performance of healthcare providers and enables them to improve with a stepwise approach. SafeCare benchmarking also allows investors, insurers, patients and donors to make informed data driven decisions.

 

In Tanzania, SafeCare works with an umbrella of healthcare organizations to improve the quality of health facilities throughout the country.

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Overprescription of malaria drugs causes resistance, making medicines ineffective. Through research we test alternative financing mechanisms that prevents resistance and provide huge saving potentials.

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We conduct independent academic research

Sub-Saharan Africa needs more data on successful, cost-efficient healthcare solutions. Independent research and evaluation not only improves credibility but also enables us to translate learnings into existing programs and enhance the operations of PharmAccess, our partners and the wider health ecosystem.