Avon CEO Discusses Opportunities for Healthcare Start-ups with African Entrepreneurs at TEF Forum 2019

Healthcare

Over the past few decades, the perception of healthcare has gradually shifted from it being only a socio-political issue to be addressed by government intervention and spending alone, to being a viable business and investment opportunity as well as an avenue for overall economic development. Healthcare today has been acknowledged as requiring the attention and involvement of governments, developmental organizations as well as the Private Sector. This view was further … Read More

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How Tech Will Reduce Healthcare Costs In Nigeria

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How technology will reduce healthcare costs in Nigeria was one of the key points from the presentation on health-tech made by our CEO, Adesimbo Ukiri at the 2019 edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication Exhibition (ICTEL EXPO). Organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Expo is a specialised conference and exhibition, attracting thousands of businesses and stakeholders from the ICT sector. The event serves as … Read More

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Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Ever tried asking a Nigerian to voluntarily donate blood? It’s definitely one of the most awkward things ever, especially due to the ton of misconceptions about stuff like that. Blood is somewhat seen with some sort of reverence in our society so people are pretty conservative and superstitious about it. As a result, it’s easy for people to come up with a lot of stuff when you bring up blood … Read More

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What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

You’re at work, dealing with a crammed to-do list and going as fast as you can when you get a call about your grandmother falling and breaking her hip-bone. Further probing shows that it wasn’t that bad a fall so how come she’s broken her a bone from a fall that can be said to be somewhat normal? Soon, you’ll come to realize that this is a challenge that a … Read More

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7 Myths And Facts About Health Insurance In Nigeria

Health insurance is an important financial scheme that helps protect a person’s finances in the event of illnesses. However, Nigeria’s dearth of education about the subject has led to the perpetuation of myths and misconceptions about it, which is a major reason why a large number of people still don’t have one. The aim of this article is to dispel the many myths surrounding the concept of health insurance by … Read More

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How To Stop The Deadliest Killer On Earth

Is it a man? Is it a wild beast? No, it’s a… mosquito. As unbelievable as it might sound, this tiny creature reigns supreme as the most dangerous animal in existence; responsible for causing malaria and millions of deaths globally. Currently, Nigeria accounts for the highest percentage of malaria cases and deaths (25%)in the world. Pregnant women and children under 5 are very vulnerable as it is a major cause … Read More

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Adesimbo Ukiri To Speak At Tech Cabal’s Town Hall On Health-tech

Adesimbo Ukiri To Speak At Tech Cabal’s TC Town hall

The CEO of Avon Healthcare Limited, Adesimbo Bello-Ukiri has been billed to speak on a panel at Tech Cabal’s TC Town hall: The State of Health-tech in Nigeria. The event was organised to assemble some of the leading healthcare innovators,investors and policymakers to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the sector, as well as make recommendations that policymakers can implement to support the rapid growth of the sector. The Nigeria … Read More

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5 Years of Spreading Luck – Everyone Needs a Little Help

Spreading Luck

In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount – and I have written extensively about the importance of working hard – history and my own experiences show that there is often a large element of success … Read More

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