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Helping Africa Secure Essential Medical Equipment

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.

Case Study: Nyaho Medical Centre

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.

Case Study: Granules

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.

Case Study: Pyramid Group

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.

Getting Developing Countries the COVID-19 Supplies They Need

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.

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

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.

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

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.

The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery

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.

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

Jun 5, 2020

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

A Mexican eye-care introduces digital services to keep clients healthy—despite the pandemic.

COVID-19 Spurs Surge in Diabetes Care in Mexico

Apr 29, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Surge in Diabetes Care in Mexico

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unexpected 40 percent surge in new clients for a Mexican chain of specialized clinics that treat diabetes.