- Nov 01, 2015
Improving maternal care through a state-wide health insurance program
a cost and cost-effectiveness study in rural Nigeria
PharmAccess is a group of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving access to quality healthcare in Africa. PharmAccess 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.
This integrated approach is made possible by the following organizations:
While the Nigerian government has made progress towards the Millennium Development Goals, further investments are needed to achieve the targets of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, including universal health coverage. Economic evaluations of innovative interventions can help inform investment decisions in resource-constrained settings. This study assesses the cost and cost-effectiveness of maternal care provided within the Kwara State Health Insurance program in rural Nigeria.