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Feb 1, 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa receives just 1 percent of global expenditure on healthcare. Governments in the region are increasingly aware that this inequity is hurting economic growth and are embracing universal healthcare to promote a healthy and productive population.
Dec 7, 2018
Vezeeta provides patients with the ability to search, compare, book, and engage with doctors in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Lebanon.
Nov 28, 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa, with a growing population and middle class, offers vast potential for private healthcare providers. But unlocking that potential can be challenging. No one knows this better than Max Coppoolse, a Dutch business executive who worked for Unilever, Philips, and Vodafone before he co-founded the Investment Fund for Health in Africa (IFHA) in 2007. This private equity fund specializes in investment in small- and medium-sized healthcare enterprises. It has learned from experience that the key to investing in health in Africa and making profitable exits is a relentless focus on quality plus a keen eye for opportunities to promote scale.
Nov 26, 2018
With support from IFC, a leading health-care provider in Georgia is renovating hospitals, introducing new services, and educating the next generation of doctors.
Nov 7, 2018
Matchmaking program TechEmerge aims to bring new technologies to markets that need them most.
Sep 6, 2018
The Saudi German Hospital network is raising the standard of health care throughout the region.
Jul 24, 2018
The Byju’s app has enabled 900,000 subscription-paying students in India to expand their education.
Jul 13, 2018
Turkey’s health sector has been transformed by policy reforms—a result of PPPs that offer citizens valuable new benefits.
May 30, 2018
By focusing on employability, ADvTECH’s education institutions are improving students’ prospects in South Africa.
Apr 12, 2018
IFC is supporting innovative education models that can create opportunities for young adults in the nations that need them most.