From April 25th- April 29th, 25 nurses, clinical officers and midwives will participate in a 5-day Managing Healthcare Business course at Strathmore Business School in Nairobi to improve the performance of their healthcare businesses.
Data from the Kwara State Health Insurance Program included in study.
Currently more than one in ten men and one in seven women across the globe are obese, according to the world’s biggest obesity study (20 million adults | 700 researchers across the globe). The study, published in the journal The Lancet, calculated and compared BMI (Body Mass Index) among adult men and women from 1975 to 2014.
Medical Credit Fund has secured new financing from Pfizer Foundation, the Dutch Good Growth Fund and Calvert Foundation
The 'M-Tiba' platform will deliver a mobile 'health wallet' that channels funds meant for health services directly to recipients.
PharmAccess is dedicated to inclusive healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa, with origins in a mission to increase access to HIV/AIDS treatment.
On 11th November 2015, the Ogun State health insurance scheme Araya was expanded to its eighth local government area (LGA), Ijebu North.
“This intersection of health and money and poverty is very exciting”
Clinton offered a statement on the importance of carrying forward Professor Joep Lange's legacy.
The institute will safeguard and apply the unique combination of scientific research, pragmatism and action that characterized Joep Lange.
"An innovative PPP solution to providing healthcare services in Namibia"
Scale-up of health insurance programs for low income-groups combined with quality improvement programs can benefit people living in poverty in combatting the rise of cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
PharmAccess will organize a workshop under the topic 'Right to Health' at this year's edition of the European Development Days.
The Annual Dutch Postcode Lottery Charity Gala (Goed Geld Gala) distributes a record amount of 312 million euro in 2015.
In recognition of successful innovations targeting SMEs in emerging markets
With his team of researchers, Professor Akande has played an instrumental role in the impact evaluations of PharmAccess health programs in Kwara State, Nigeria.
By signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siha District, HIF/PharmAccess hope to improve and expand health insurance for low- and middle-incomes through a strengthened Community Health Fund (CHF) in the Kilimanjaro area.
A short film about the programs of the PharmAccess Group, AMC, and KMET in Kisumu, Kenya. This film was produced by Ron van der Lugt and was shown during the 20th Anatomische Les in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
"By bringing people together who are prepared to commit for longer periods of time, we can contribute to change when it comes to health care," says Onno Schellekens.
A recently published external evaluation of our program in Kwara, Nigeria, measures the impact of community-based health insurance
Without insurance, good health care for the poor is unaffordable
PharmAccess provides insights for this guide for practitioners
To date the standards have already helped about 300 clinics in five sub-Saharan countries to improve the safety and quality of care.
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Amsterdam, October 7, 2009
Uganda is looking at ways to implement a health insurance for all Ugandans. This plan, presented in the National Health Insurance Bill is to be tabled before the Parliament.
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS is faced with a current funding gap. International civil society, health organizations and faith-based groups call on the G7 nations to take up a leading role in closing this gap.
To celebrate the opening of the Bacita junction health center and the one year anniversary of the Hygeia Community Health Plan (the first Health Insurance Fund program) various festivities were organized in Kwara State
On 26th October 2007, Chairman of the Health Insurance Fund Kees Storm presented the Fund’s community health insurance program to the Governors’ forum, which represents all 36 states, in Nigeria. It was a unique occasion, as the leaders of the states had gathered for the first retreat of governors of Nigeria in history. Also present was President Umaru Yar’Adua, who took office in May of this year. They discussed development policies for the federal states.
At the fifteenth AmsterdamDinner which took place in Amsterdam on June 23rd, 780.000 Euro was raised. The Health Insurance Fund is the beneficiary of the Aids Dinner for this year and the next two years.
On June 28 2006, the Dutch Minister of Development Cooperation, Mrs. Agnes van Ardenne, and the former CEO of AEGON, Kees Storm, chairman of the Health Insurance Fund (HIF), will launch a groundbreaking initiative for a new health insurance fund for Africa in the presence of the top of the Dutch business community. The HIF will introduce a new, innovative insurance fund for African countries that will enable low-income groups to receive collective health insurance through a premium subsidy. This insurance principle will make basic health care, including anti-AIDS medication, accessible to more people in Africa.
Today, a new health insurance, which will provide basic health care to 115,000 low-income people, is launched in Nigeria. This health insurance (Health Insurance Fund) will first be offered to 40,000 working women in Lagos (market women and female car mechanics, among others), to be followed by 75,000 farmers from the Shonga region in Kwara province. A Dutch delegation is currently in Nigeria for a meeting with Nigerian president Obasanjo, among other things.