SDG3 aims to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages by 2030 in order to achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.

IFC's Overall Contribution to SDG-3 in Calendar Year 2019

55.3 million patients served

 


IFC's Contribution to individual targets of SDG-3

3.8    Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.


Examples of IFC projects contributing to SDG-3

Hygeia 2014

Hygeia Nigeria Ltd. (“HNL” or “Hygeia”) is Nigeria’s leading and largest integrated healthcare provider offering both hospital and health management services. As of today, HNL operates 2 hospitals and 3 clinics in Lagos, a health maintenance organization (HHMO), a Community Health Plan (HCHC) for low income families and a Foundation (HNLF) for capacity building of medical professionals in disease programs including HIV/AIDS. HNL is seeking to raise $16.1m to upgrade existing hospitals and expand its operations. $49.7m will also be raised for the acquisition of secondary shares from existing shareholders. The purpose of the project is to increase access to good quality and affordable healthcare services in Nigeria by helping Hygeia to expand its activities and achieve optimal operational efficiency.

In 2016 the project reached 6,812 inpatients and 170,142 outpatients.