Impact of COVID-19 on the insurance sector – Ghana, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Impact of COVID-19 on the insurance sector – Ghana, Malawi and Zimbabwe

October 30, 2020    

The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying restrictions by many governments across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have forced insurance providers, insurance regulators and consumers to rethink how they interact and maintain operations through this period. 

At Cenfri, through our RRI programme funded by FSD Africa, we are identifying and tracking the major challenges faced by both insurance regulators and providers from COVID-19 across SSA and the responses to these challenges.

COVID-19 and the social distancing measures implemented by many governments have adversely affected insurance sectors and their customers around the world. These infographics summarise the impact of COVID-19 on the insurance sectors of Ghana, Malawi and Zimbabwe and the response by regulators and insurers within each of these countries. The infographics are informed by semi-structured interviews with insurance providers and the respective insurance regulators, a quantitative study and extensive desktop research.

Explore the country-level infographics

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Malawi Size 2 MB
Ghana Size 2 MB

The infographics were first published on FSD Africa‘s website.  It forms part of the Risk, Remittances and Integrity programme, a partnership between FSD Africa and Cenfri. 

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