Africa Day: Leading the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Celebrated annually, Africa Day is a key commemoration of African development, highlighting the cultural and economic potential that the continent possesses across various industries, from technology, entertainment, and especially- healthcare.

Healthcare in Africa suffers from poor health infrastructure, absence of medical equipment, and lack of adequate access to healthcare and coverage. As a leading healthcare network based in Nigeria, Avon Medical is committed to improving lives across Africa by meeting these challenges and providing accessible world-class healthcare.

The Avon Medical network of services includes a Full-service hospital in Surulere with Maternal & Child Care (Obstetrics & Gynaecological and Paediatrics Services); Family Medicine; General Surgical; Cardiology; ENT, Gastroenterology & Endoscopic Services; Endocrinology; Physiotherapy; a state-of-the-art Avon Dialysis Centre in Ikeja, and Multiple Occupational Worksite Clinics across Nigeria.

As a portfolio company within the Heirs Holdings Group, a family-owned investment company with a mission to improve lives and transform Africa, Avon Medical’s operations are rooted in the economic philosophy of Africapitalism; a private sector-led approach to Africa’s development through long-term investments in critical sectors creating both economic prosperity and social wealth.

The Ag. CEO, of Avon Medical, Dr Akinbiyi Oke, comments, “At Avon Medical, we are dedicated to leading the future of healthcare in Africa. Despite all rising challenges and obstacles, it remains paramount for us to ensure that we can continue to provide the premium healthcare that people can depend on and have come to expect from us.

As a part of its drive to Improve Lives and Transform Africa, Avon Medical recently embarked on a transformation agenda focused on Leadership & People Management, Operational Excellence and Infrastructure Development that will translate to Clinical Excellence & Positive Outcomes and Great Customer/ Patient Experience.

Shekinah Olagunju, the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, at Avon Medical, comments, “Our goal is to continuously expand our services and access to quality healthcare across the continent by creating key healthcare initiatives in Africa.

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