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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

Newsroom

INFOGRAPHIC: Global Handwashing Day

Oct 15, 2015


Today October 15, is Global Handwashing Day. This day is dedicated to increasing awareness on and understanding the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. SafeCare’s quality improvement activities are giving healthcare providers in Africa the tools and skills to improve the quality of their healthcare services. Effective prevention and control of infections is one of SafeCare’s key focus areas. The infographic below illustrates how 45% (and counting) facilities under SafeCare have put in place safe handwashing procedures.

Click here to view the high res infographic.

Siloam Hospital is one of the facilities that has put in place safe handwashing procedures and this has positively impacted their practice. Click here to read their story.

News

On 12 September 2016, OPIC, Calvert Foundation and two private investors announce expansion
PharmAccess and its German consultancy partner GFA have won a 27.3 million Euros tender from the German development bank KfW to improve access to healthcare for low-income pregnant women in 5 regions of Tanzania.
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