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Publications -
March 2016

Struggling to thrive presentation at private sector dialogue on achieving universal health coverage

This presentation was delivered by Julie Zollman at the private sector dialogue on achieving universal health coverage sponsored by the Kenya Healthcare Federation and the Private Sector Innovation Program for Health.  The presentation emphasizes key points from FSD Kenya’s Struggling to thrive report describing the healthcare financing challenges facing Kenyan families.  

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Publications -
November 2015

The M-PESA effect: Are financial transaction costs a barrier to more effective insurance for families in Kenya?

This research brief summarizes findings from 3 published papers looking at how M-PESA has affected the lives of Kenyans. It explores how reductions in transaction costs through M-PESA has enabled Kenyans to be more resilient in coping with the consequences of unexpected income shocks.  These findings are based on the  2008-2014 M-PESA household panel survey conducted […]

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Datasets
October 2015

Kenya Household Health Expenditure and Utilization Survey (KHHEUS)

The KHHEUS is a national household survey that explores health seeking behavior, the utilization of health services, health spending, and health insurance coverage amongst Kenyan households. The survey has been conducted three times so far; specifically in 2003, 2007 and 2013. The 2013 round of the survey was conducted by MOH in conjunction with Kenya […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

mHMtaani

Pathfinder launched mHMtaani or “Mobile health for our communities” to promote healthier communities by using mobile technology to monitor and track the health of pregnant mothers. Pathfinder’s mHealth program equips over 250 community health workers with a decision support tool housed on its CommCare Platform to provider services for maternal health and orphans and vulnerable […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

Penda Health

Penda Health runs full service medical clinics. It allows for out-of-pocket payments through M-Pesa. It also offers Penda Family Cover which is an optional membership scheme that covers all Penda Health services for a year at a cost of US $35. Penda Health’s business model is based on serving a large number of low-income patients […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF)

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) of Kenya is a social health insurance fund that provides inpatient cover at hospitals nationwide. NHIF membership is open to all Kenyan adults and dependents who have a monthly income of more than Ksh 100. Formal sector employees’ contributions are paid to the Fund by their employers through traditional […]

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Retail innovations
August 2015

MamaKiba

MamaKiba (meaning “MotherSavings”) is a mobile pre-payment service that allows Jacaranda clients to safely prepay towards delivery costs to encourage a culture of saving and reduces the financial burden of delivery. Visiting Jacaranda, a mother will first create an electronic health record which will give her the option to open a Mamakiba account. This installs […]