Discussion Takeaways: Africa’s Readiness for the Covid-19 Vaccine Drive

On 8th April 2021, Africa Health Business held a discussion on Africa’s readiness for the COVID-19 vaccine, with participants representing Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health, COVAX, the Africa CDC, BroadReach, Astral Aviation and Amref.  The experts on the panel gave a summary of the current status of the vaccine rollout on the continent, highlighted the primary…

Health Business Investment in Africa

On Thursday 25th March 2021, Africa Health Business convened a group of stakeholders from the African investment space, representing the African Development Bank (AfDB), MyDawa, GE Health, Metropolitan Hospital, and Chemonics International, to discuss investment in the health sector, including challenges faced, opportunities presented, and specific areas of potential. The following includes highlights of the…

5 WAYS THE PRIVATE SECTOR CAN HELP TOWARDS UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE IN AFRICA

The complexity of national healthcare systems in Africa, the second largest and one of the most populated continents in the world, presents both economic as well as physical barriers to accessing quality medical services, resulting in poor health outcomes, inevitably trickling down to poor economic outcomes. A robust and integrated health sector with strong governance…

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES

If Dr Amit N. Thakker was to print his business cards it would be an exercise in excess. Because he’d have a card for his role as; Founding Director, Avenue Healthcare Group, Founding Director East Africa Healthcare Federa- tion, Chairman East Africa Health Platform, Chairman Ken- ya Healthcare Federation, Chairman Africa Health Business Limited, Chairman…

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