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Jun 16, 2021
Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production
Imbalances between supply and demand in the pharmaceutical sector have captured investors’ attention. Locally-manufactured medicines could bridge the gap.
May 26, 2021
Case Study: Grupo Conclina
The largest private hospital in Ecuador, Hospital Metropolitano in Quito, also has one of the strongest reputations for quality of care. This is not an accident; the company’s culture and day-to-day practices have been shaped by three major choices that its leaders have made through its history.
Apr 22, 2021
Helping Africa Secure Essential Medical Equipment
The Africa Medical Equipment Facility will help African countries strengthen their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and build resilient health systems.
Apr 5, 2021
Case Study: Nyaho Medical Centre
For 51 years, Nyaho Medical Centre has balanced the twin goals of supporting public health and managing a viable business. In 2020, its capabilities were put to the test by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Feb 24, 2021
Case Study: Granules
In this case study, we look at the factors that have led to Granules’ successes. We also explore the ambitions and context that have led its leaders to position themselves for rapid global expansion, after 30 years of steady growth.
Jan 8, 2021
Case Study: Pyramid Group
In this oral history-based case study, four executives at Pyramid Group and one of their hospital-based customers discuss how the company developed its business and what underlies its successes.
Jul 29, 2020
Getting Developing Countries the COVID-19 Supplies They Need
IFC's new Global Health Platform will boost supply of face masks, ventilators and, eventually, vaccines.
Jul 28, 2020
New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution
Ethnic diversity in human genomic studies is a matter of social justice as well as a scientific imperative. 54Gene and other Africa-based initiatives are taking the lead.
Jul 2, 2020
A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand
A hospital chain prioritizes community testing and outreach to keep health-care workers healthy.
Jun 10, 2020
The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery
Businessman and African Union Special Envoy Strive Masiyiwa on the need for the private sector to adapt and pivot to come out of COVID-19 stronger.