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Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Jun 28, 2021

Inside Africa’s Push to Make its Own Medicines

Regional pharma manufacturing hubs can expand the availability of drugs, lower costs, and strengthen local health systems.

Africa’s Shot at Local Pharma Production

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.

Case Study: Grupo Conclina

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.

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

May 10, 2021

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

Pharmaceutical manufacturers in emerging markets offer local consumers affordable, accessible generic medicines and health-care products tailored to their needs

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.