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Mar 31, 2020
Free-of-charge bus ads, delivery of hygiene products, access to health professionals: Three Senegalese start-ups adjust to COVID-19.
Jan 14, 2020
TechEmerge is forging partnerships to improve health-care delivery and patient outcomes in East Africa. Innovators are invited to apply for seed funding and technical assistance through Feb 25.
Nov 20, 2019
Innovative Health Care in Mexico Treats a Diabetes Epidemic
Oct 3, 2019
IFC’s support to low-cost vaccine maker BioE helps it protect more children against preventable diseases.
Apr 12, 2019
Sixty investors are the first to commit to the Operating Principles for Impact Management, which set a market standard for impact investing.
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.