IFC has an active portfolio of $2 billion in health care companies in emerging markets. Through these investments, IFC helps private providers meet the soaring demand for health care and supports governments in their goal of reaching Universal Health Coverage by 2030. Our investments and advisory services foster best practices in health care and life sciences, promote the deployment of innovative technologies, and advance quality care. IFC also participates in several public-private partnerships in health care.
“I don’t believe in shortcuts.” - Interview with P.J. Singh
Manufacturers that want to succeed in bringing medical devices to emerging markets need to design high-quality products that also are affordable says, says P.J. Singh, managing director of Tynor Orthotics, the leading manufacturer in India of orthotics, such as immobilizers, supports, and splits, and a major exporter. In an interview with IFC, Singh talks about how he decided to make orthotics, what “lean management” taught him about efficiencies, and the advice he’d give others looking to enter the medical device market.
The impact of IFC clients in Health and Education in 2020:
- 44.8 MILLIONPATIENTS SERVED
- 259.4ThousandJOBS SUPPORTED
- 135.6ThousandJOBS FOR WOMEN SUPPORTED
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