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Nov 21, 2022
This month, we spoke with P.J. Singh, Managing Director of Tynor Orthotics, the leading manufacturer of orthotic products in India, about ways to manufacture high-quality, affordable medical devices efficiently and cost effectively. We also announced an impressive roster of speakers participating in our 9th Global Private Health Conference, to be held next February in Cape Town.
Oct 19, 2022
This month we spoke with Javier Contreras, CEO of Grupo Conclina, which owns Ecuador’s largest private hospital, about the digital transformation process and the positive impact it can have on broadening access to more affordable, quality healthcare. –15, 2023.
Jul 15, 2022
This month we spoke with Patti White, CEO of Hemex Health, which designs diagnostic technologies for healthcare providers around the world, including in emerging markets. We had a dynamic conversation on effective ways to meet the unique needs of remote populations when it comes to diagnosing a range of diseases from sickle cell anemia to Covid-19.
Jun 16, 2022
This month we spoke with Nicole Spieker, CEO of PharmAccess, a nonprofit organization strengthening healthcare systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. We also recently announced our first in-person Global Private Health Conference in three years, and we invite you to join us in Cape Town on February 14–15, 2023.
Apr 15, 2022
This month we spoke with the Chief Growth Officer of Hemas Holdings, a healthcare and pharmaceuticals conglomerate in Sri Lanka, about how best to implement digital health solutions.
Mar 16, 2022
This month we spoke with the Managing Partner of Quadria Capital, a healthcare-dedicated private equity fund in Asia, about changes and innovations in the sector.
Jan 20, 2022
This month we spoke with the CEO of MedGenome, an India-based genomics company, about DNA sequencing to develop more effective drugs and work underway to make certain that all ethnic groups are represented.
Dec 15, 2021
This month we spoke with the IFC team that is training local banks and small and medium-sized healthcare businesses in Africa on how to use our new AMEF program to help with financing for life-saving medical equipment. Please contact us with any questions on the program.
Oct 14, 2021
This month’s newsletter focuses on two areas of increasing importance to IFC in our work to support availability of and access to quality health services in emerging markets: first, the role of public-private partnerships in helping countries achieve public health goals; and second, the need to scale up pharmaceutical and vaccine manufacturing in Africa to improve health and support long-term economic development.
May 25, 2021
This month we focus on ethical principles in healthcare, an important issue for health companies, payors, and investors. We interviewed the executive medical director for international practice at Mayo Clinic, one of the founding signatories of the IFC-led Ethical Principles in Health Care (EPiHC) initiative, which recently enrolled its 100th signatory.