PharmAccess wins award
PharmAccess Foundation has won the award for ‘Best corporate body supporting the health sector’ in Lagos State.The Foundation bagged the award at the Lagos State Health Family 2018 merit award held recently in Lagos when the Ministry of Health recognized several staff that performed outstandingly during the year 2018.
The event, which was organized by the Directorate of Occupational Health and Staff Health Services of the Ministry, saw several staff going home with accolades and plaques.In her goodwill message, Country Director, PharmAccess Foundation, Mrs Njide Ndili recognised and appreciated the Lagos State health workforce, whom she said has shown great dedication in improving health service delivery in the state.
The other runner-ups for the award include the Global Fund, Clinton Health Foundation and MamaYe Nigeria.PharmAccess is a not-for-profit organization of Dutch origin dedicated to improving access to quality health care and making the health market work for people in sub-Saharan Africa.
PharmAccess aims to support the development of inclusive health markets to increase access to affordable and quality healthcare for low- and middle-income populations of sub-Saharan Africa. To this end PharmAccess has introduced innovative financing mechanisms such as health insurance and standards to assess and stimulate improvement of the quality of care delivered (SafeCare).
The Medical Credit Fund (MCF), also part of the PharmAccess Group, collaborates with local financial institutions to stimulate investments in the private health sector and the CarePay mobile digital platform.
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