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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

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Mobile Health Research Lab shares initial lessons learned

Mar 13, 2014


The Mobile Health Research Lab in Nairobi, Kenya, researches how mobile money can be leveraged to pre-pay for healthcare, so as to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, increase transparency and trust, thereby attracting more investments in healthcare. Whilst a formal evaluation of the Lab experiments is planned, the following document describes some initial lessons learned.

The lessons were obtained while conducting experiments with a “mobile health wallet”, i.e. earmarked money that can only be used to pay for healthcare at selected healthcare facilities. For some participants, the wallet was loaded with donor subsidy, while other groups were incentivized to set aside money for healthcare themselves using the mobile health wallet as a savings tool.

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President Felipe Nyuse of Mozambique officially opened the University Clinic

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A population-based study
Date: September, 2015

Research findings on Health Insurance Fund supported programs

Date: February, 2015