Every Tuesday we send out a curated newsletter on all things health tech innovation in Africa. These are the highlights from a previous edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. 

December 20, 2023
Issue 32

In the News

Susu, an Ivorian health tech, raises a $4.9M fundraising round.  The startup, with a focus on Francophone Africa, will leverage this investment to accelerate the growth of its healthcare services. Read more.

Egypt-based health tech Chefaa, raises $5.25M to scale its e-pharmacy platform.  The female-led startup will use this funding to fuel expansion in Saudi Arabia and further scale its models aimed at digitizing the supply chain. Read more.

M-TIBA and MYDAWA announce new partnership enabling healthcare financing for providers.  Through this partnership, healthcare providers gain access to credit via M-TIBA’s cash advance solution, simplifying the process of acquiring medical supplies on MYDAWA’s online pharmacy platform. Read more.

2 health tech startups join this year’s 2023 ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator program. Among the 12 selected startups, Eight Medical and PBR Life Sciences will engage in a 14-week immersive program, featuring mentorship and funding of up to $120k. Read more.

Did You Miss It?

Emergency Response Africa collaborates with the Edo State Government to enhance emergency medical services. The collaboration is supported by The Funds for Innovation in Development (FID), a French innovation fund. Read more


Salient Advisory releases its latest report assessing the digital infrastructure and solutions landscape for the Lagos State Ministry of Health. The report evaluates the digital readiness of 901 public and private healthcare facilities across Lagos state and suggests recommendations to promote digital health transformation. Read more

Funds, Fundraising, & Opportunities

The MIINT Challenge is currently accepting applications for its impact-focused investment challenge. Startups can apply to win $50k. Learn More.

Who’s Hiring

🇳🇬Helium Health is hiring a Finance Manager.

🇿🇦Quro Medical is hiring a Medical Officer: Associate.

🇰🇪Zuri Health is hiring an Accountant.

Please reach out if you’re hiring and would like to add your listing!

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