Posts by Rachel Neill
Spending More, Getting Less: Public health expenditures aren’t paying off in South Africa, so private firms are stepping into the gap
South Africans have relatively low out-of-pocket health care expenses, while government spending on health care is comparatively high. But that hasn’t translated into quality services for the country’s poor. A new initiative seeks to understand how private sector innovators are finding unique ways to serve the needs of low-income South Africans in this unique country context.
- Health Care
Nigeria’s Booming, But Can Health Care Keep Up?: Innovators across the country are designing new methods to reach more people
Nigeria now has the largest economy in Africa, but poverty levels there have remained stubbornly high and extending health care to the country’s large and diverse population is an enormous challenge. Still, innovators are designing new methods to reach more Nigerians with quality, affordable care.