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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

Government partners

Kwara State Government
In April 2009 the Fund signed an agreement with the Kwara State Government in Nigeria to co-finance an expansion of the program in Kwara to include an additional group of farmers in the state. 

In March 2014, the Kwara State Government provided an even greater commitment, launching the scale up of the Community Health Insurance Program and pledging access to affordable quality health care for at least 60 % of the population in Kwara by 2018.

Ogun State Government
Nigeria’s Ogun State has enlisted the support of the African Health Markets for Equity (AHME) program, in which PharmAccess plays a key role.

National Hospital Insurance Fund
National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a Kenyan parastatal that aims to provide medical insurance cover to all Kenyans. The NHIF, the World Bank Group's Health in Africa Initiative (HiA) and PharmAccess Foundation (Health Insurance Fund's implementing partner) are working together to introduce SafeCare standards into the NHIF insurance program.

National Social Security Fund
The Tanzanian National Social Security Fund (NSSF) was started in 1997 to replace the National Provident Fund and to complement the Tanzanian National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF). SafeCare provides the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare with technical assistance on their quality improvement methodology and is introducing SafeCare methodology to the health insurance scheme of the NSSF.


National Health Insurance Authority
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) of Ghana licenses, monitors and regulates the operation of health insurance schemes in Ghana. Health Insurance Fund's implementing partner PharmAccess is supporting them with the implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the first national health insurance scheme in sub-Saharan Africa.








 

 

 

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