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Jun 27, 2019
Clinicas del Azucar is disrupting existing models for treating diabetes through its one-stop-shop, convenient approach. Patients pay an affordable membership subscription that covers lab tests, screenings, lifestyle education and coaching. By integrating how it provides care, Clinicas is able to reduce the number of appointments patients need to manage their diabetes. More than 63 percent of patients have met their goals for maintaining blood sugar levels and have their diabetes under control, preventing often life-threatening complications. Clinicas’ model offers an approach that could revolutionize the way diabetes is treated in low- and middle-income countries. Learn more in our latest case study.
English | 26 pages | 2019 IFC
May 28, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
English | 40 pages | March 2019 | IFC
Mar 18, 2019
English | 24 pages | March 2019 | IFC
Mar 15, 2019
English | 19 pages | March 2019 | IFC
Feb 15, 2019
PROCAPS: Encapsulating High Quality, Safety and Trust in Softgel Medications that Reach People in Over 50 Countries
English | 21 pages | February 2019 | IFC
Dec 12, 2018
Goodlife Pharmacy offers safe, high-quality medicine to consumers in Kenya and Uganda, including lower-income 'emerging consumers'. Ultimately, Goodlife aims to become a health hub—a one-stop-shop to meet basic primary health care needs through pharmaceuticals and health care services. In the four years since it was founded in 2014, Goodlife has become East Africa’s largest pharmacy chain.
Nov 15, 2018
Georgia Healthcare Group: Making Modern Healthcare Affordable in a Small Country
English | 30 pages | November 2018 | IFC
Sep 6, 2018
Saudi German Hospitals: Commitment to Quality Healthcare in War and Peace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
English | 25 pages | September, 2018 | IFC
May 30, 2018
A new tool and service provided by IFC to help emerging market hospitals and clinics to raise the standards of quality at their facilities across all areas.
English | 2 Pages | © IFC, 2018
Dec 14, 2017
See how an entrepreneur who sought to fill a void in Brazil’s market for health diagnostics developed the country’s largest independent provider of health services and made a difference in access to quality healthcare across the country.
English | 32 Pages | 2017 IFC
May 4, 2017
This newsletter offers insights into the global health sector gained from IFC's experience as the largest multilateral investor focused on private healthcare in emerging markets and from IFC's robust network of clients.
English | May 2017 | IFC
May 2, 2017
This case study explores how IFC client Apollo provides high-quality healthcare through an integrated network in India.
English | 28 Pages | May 2017 | IFC
Apr 26, 2017
This case study features IFC client salauno (www.salauno.com.mx), a private provider of eye-surgery targeting low-income Mexicans. The company has forged an innovative partnership with the Mexican government and a local charity. Founded just six years ago, salauno performs 25,000 surgeries a year and has grown its staff to around 200.
English | 12 Pages | April 2017 | IFC
Apr 26, 2017
salauno’s mission is to “eliminate needless blindness in Mexico” by providing affordable and accessible eye care services to patients of all income levels. In the first five years since its founding in 2011, the company has provided eye care to over 230,000 people and grown from one surgical center in Mexico City into a network of ten mid-sized Diagnostic Centers with a staff of over 200, offering a range of services throughout the Mexico City Metropolitan Area and the broader Valley of Mexico. For more information on salauno visit their website at http://www.salauno.com.mx/.
Mar 30, 2017
This case study explores how IFC client MedLife pioneered the creation of an integrated healthcare network in Romania.
English | 21 Pages | March 2017 | IFC
Mar 1, 2017
With a focus on five countries—Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines—this publication summarizes the findings of a study aimed at providing tools and analysis to better engage with these markets for improved health outcomes. It explores the problems that public health systems face, and the opportunities for the private sector.
English | 20 Pages | 2017, IFC
Mar 1, 2017
Fybeca a pharmaceutical retailer with a history of innovation, saw an opportunity to complement its high-end pharmacy chain, Fybeca, with a down market chain so that customers could access quality medicines at economical prices. In 2000, GPF launched SanaSana — its first pharmacy for low-income customers.
Feb 21, 2017
New investment opportunities in the pharma sector arise as the lifestyle-related chronic diseases and rising incomes are changing the healthcare landscape in emerging markets, this IFC-Accenture study finds. Also, the drug distribution channels are too fragmented and have too many layers, making it harder than it should be for patients to access affordable, life-saving medications.
English | 20 Pages | 2017, IFC
Jan 31, 2017
GHIF is a social impact fund launched in 2012 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to finance the development of drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic tests for diseases that primarily affect low- and middle-income countries. The Gates Foundation structured GHIF to emphasize financial sustainability alongside social impact, measured by lives saved and improved. IFC invested $10 million, which helped GHIF attract a total of $108 million of capital from a diverse group of investors. In just two years since raising capital, GHIF has invested in seven companies for the development and manufacture of treatments for diseases such as cholera, river blindness, and parasitic worm infections, as well as diagnostic tests for tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, dengue, preeclampsia, and gestational diabetes. By the end of 2016, three portfolio companies had commercialized products.
English | 32 Pages | 2017, IFC
Dec 16, 2016
Ascendis Health is a South African company producing a range of health care products aimed at enabling a holistic approach to health, combining prevention and treatment. Its medical device division imports medical equipment and offers maintenance services in developing countries. Its pharmaceutical division distributes over 850 generic medications in emerging markets. In 2016, IFC made a $30 million investment in Ascendis to support its acquisition of a European generic pharmaceutical maker, with the goal of expanding access to affordable medications in developing countries.
English | 24 Pages | 2016, IFC
Sep 16, 2016
NephroCare Health Services Private Limited (NephroPlus) is a provider network of kidney dialysis services across 15 states in India. Founded in 2010, NephroPlus delivers these services in large metropolitan areas as well as underserved, small cities at prices that are 30 to 40 percent lower than hospitals. As of 2015, the company has 75 centers across India that service more than 6,000 patients and provide approximately 50,000 dialysis treatments each month. This case study is in the 2016 Built for Change report which features companies that are employing unique strategies to integrate people living at the base of the pyramid into the companies’ business operations.
Aug 8, 2016
In 2012, IFC supported Alliar’s expansion with a $50 million loan. The company’s growth helped expand access to its diagnostic and laboratory services to 4.3 million patients, showing how innovative business models can increase efficiency and provide better health outcomes at lower cost to society.
Nov 30, 2015
Aier Eye Hospital: Efficient Management Leads to Clear
May 29, 2015
IFC’s support to Brazil’s largest network of private hospitals is broadening access to quality healthcare and contributing to a stronger national health system. IFC’s investment mobilized additional financing from a number of international investors.
English | 6 Pages