Biometrics platform SmilePass have partnered with Kwara State in Nigeria to launch a Universal Health Insurance Program that will bring primary medical care to the rural state’s 3 million citizens at the flash of a face.
As part of efforts geared towards transforming the health care landscape in Nigeria through better public funding of health, a provision was made for Basic Health Provision Package in the 2014 Health Act.
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022. During the inaugural event, BIO Ventures for Global Health, BVGH, presented AAI and its alliance with the Nigerian government to address the rapidly rising burden of cancer in the country.
Pharmaceutical company ViaDerma has entered into a $250,000 initial sales agreement with Vage Nigeria Ltd. a brand support company specializing in product sourcing.
Lagos State, Nigeria’s largest healthcare market, lacks an adequate supply of quality secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities with only about 700 to 1,000 quality beds for a population of over 21 million people.
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion.
Flywire, a provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business has partnered with Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa.
The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare, a global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States.
Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has requested a deeper collaboration with India in the area of expertise and state-of-the-art medical equipment to revitalize its 52 clinics across the country.