IFC’s multifaceted approach to investing in healthcare is outlined by IFC’s Chris McCahan in his latest blog. “While the portfolio may be constantly changing, our mission has not. We continue to leverage the private sector in a way that improves access to affordable healthcare in developing markets that need it most,” he says.
“Innovation is risky—but so is not innovating.” Best-selling author Regina Herzlinger, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, shares insights with IFC’s Charles Dalton on how to innovate in healthcare in the final of this season’s IFC Health Services Webisode Series.
We are delighted to see the Ethical Principles in Health Care (EPiHC, epihc.org) community continue to grow and develop. Read the latest profiles of EPiHC signatories, Jordan-based Health Care Accreditation Council and Malaysia-based ECRI, a nonprofit that evaluates the quality and efficacy of medical devices and procedures. For more insights from other EPiHC signatories: www.epihc.org/profiles
The investment opportunities for contract research and contract manufacturing in Armenia’s pharmaceutical and healthcare markets are analyzed in a sector scan done by IFC, in partnership with the UK and in cooperation with the Armenian government.