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mSurvey wants to solve Africa’s data challenge. Here’s how

The technology provides a direct channel for organisations to gather insight into people – particularly in emerging markets.

It’s time to rethink medical insurance

The market for healthcare in Africa is worth about $35bn.

The DIY test for malaria that could be a game-changer for Africa

Nigerian Eddy Agbo, CEO of Fyodor Biotechnologies, has developed a malaria test that allows the general population to diagnose themselves.

Private equity firm sees healthcare opportunity in Liberia

We talk to TLG Capital’s Saad Sheikh about the firm's investment in a healthcare service provider in Monrovia.

Start-up snapshot: Streamlining the buying and selling of medication in Nigeria

Talking business with Vivian Nwakah, co-founder of online pharmaceutical distribution platform Medsaf.

Kenyan pharmacy chain: Why have one store, when you can have five?

"There is always room for growth," says Roselyn Anyango, co-founder of Neem Pharmacy.

Recent Articles

  1. Start-up snapshot: Streamlining the buying and selling of medication in Nigeria

    26 June, 2017
    Talking business with Vivian Nwakah, co-founder of online pharmaceutical distribution platform Medsaf.
  2. Healthcare – ripe for disruption

    23 May, 2017
    Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry.
  3. How Philips is dealing with slower growth in key African markets

    31 March, 2017
    We speak to Jasper Westerink, the new CEO of Phillips Africa, on the company's strategies for markets like Nigeria and South Africa.
  4. Cornering Africa’s untapped B2B support services market: The story of Tsebo Group  

    23 January, 2017
    Company spots gap in the market.
  5. Private equity firm sees healthcare opportunity in Liberia

    5 January, 2017
    We talk to TLG Capital’s Saad Sheikh about the firm's investment in a healthcare service provider in Monrovia.
  6. It’s time to rethink medical insurance

    6 December, 2016
    The market for healthcare in Africa is worth about $35bn.
  7. Private equity firm on why it backed a North African pharma producer

    15 September, 2016
    Actis recently invested in Medis Group – a producer of generic pharmaceuticals in Tunisia and Algeria.
  8. Credit: Judith Daniels, MIT

    mSurvey wants to solve Africa’s data challenge. Here’s how

    16 August, 2016
    The technology provides a direct channel for organisations to gather insight into people – particularly in emerging markets.
  9. Kenyan pharmacy chain: Why have one store, when you can have five?

    12 August, 2016
    'There is always room for growth,' says Roselyn Anyango, co-founder of Neem Pharmacy.
  10. South Africa’s Ascendis seeking slice of growing global sports nutrition market

    15 July, 2016
    The global wellness and natural medicine industry is expected to be a trillion-dollar industry by 2017.
  11. Start-up snapshot: An unintrusive device for monitoring vitals of sick children

    6 July, 2016
    A husband-and-wife team were urged by their son's medical condition to come up with a device that allowed continuous monitoring of temperature and heart rate.
  12. Not easy selling insurance to the bottom of the pyramid, even at $1 a month

    20 June, 2016
    Tanzanian entrepreneur Lilian Makoi last year unveiled a health insurance product costing as little as $1 a month.
  13. How this health worker transitioned into a media entrepreneur

    8 June, 2016
    'I had no know-how in publishing, so my biggest challenge was figuring out how to start a magazine and the business of running one.'
  14. Changing the way Accra pharmacies operate with the click of an app

    1 June, 2016
    MedRX is a new app that connects patients to pharmacies to ensure they can easily access the medicines they need.
  15. The DIY test for malaria that could be a game-changer for Africa

    24 May, 2016
    Nigerian Eddy Agbo, CEO of Fyodor Biotechnologies, has developed a malaria test that allows the general population to diagnose themselves.
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