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Enrollees in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania


Total disbursed loan amount in USD


Number of patient visits to SafeCare facilities per month


Number of active clinics in the SafeCare program


International Nurses Day 2016

May 12, 2016

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Every year, on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth, the world celebrates International Nurses Day in honor of the indispensible work of nurses all around the world.

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a huge shortage of qualified healthcare staff. According to the WHO's 2015 World Health Statistics, the African region has only 12.4 nurses for every 10,000 people.

Especially in rural areas in Africa, many clinics struggle to find doctors willing to work there. As a result, many clinics are nurse-driven. At the clinics working with SafeCare to improve their quality of care, almost 20,000 nurses work hard every day to provide essential care to the patients in their facility. Every month, they make a difference in the lives of 1,740,445 patients.

* Data up to 9 May 2016


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


A population-based study
Date: September, 2015

Research findings on Health Insurance Fund supported programs

Date: February, 2015