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162,977

Enrollees in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania


16,184,200

Total disbursed loan amount in USD


1,938,199


Number of patient visits to SafeCare facilities per month


1,954

Number of active clinics in the SafeCare program

Publications

Innovation In Namibia: Preserving Private Health Insurance And HIV/AIDS Treatment

Nov 1, 2009


Namibia, a lower-middle-income country in sub-Saharan Africa, suffers from a huge HIV/AIDS burden. An influx of donor funding in 2004-2007 increased support for publicly provided HIV care and treatment. This raised concern that private funding would be "crowded out," thereby leading to a reduction in the overall resources used to treat patients. In 2006 the Namibian medical aid industry, with donor support, created a special fund to subsidize private health insurance, including HIV/AIDS services. The program allowed both low- and higher-income people to be covered. Crowding out valuable private resources was avoided and the quality of HIV/AIDS services improved.

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Author: Schellekens O.P., Beer I. de, Lindner M.E., Vugt M.van, Schellekens P., Rinke de Wit T.F.

Date: November / December 2009

News

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President Felipe Nyuse of Mozambique officially opened the University Clinic

Publications

A population-based study
Date: September, 2015

Research findings on Health Insurance Fund supported programs

Date: February, 2015