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04 Apr 2017 description

In Nairobi:

Neha Sud

Phone: +254-20-293-7403

E-mail: NSud@ifc.org

In Washington:

Elizabeth Price

Phone: +1-202-458-0387

E-mail: EPrice@ifc.org

29 Sep 2010 description

Kampala, Uganda, September 29, 2010 - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today launched the Africa Schools Uganda Program to support improvements to private secondary and tertiary schools in Uganda, while helping thousands of students in the country access high-quality education. The Program works in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB).

IFC plans to deliver advisory services to 500 schools in Uganda over the next two years, helping them address financial and management issues so they can offer improved educational services.

24 Jun 2010 description

Kampala, Uganda/Washington, D.C., June 24, 2010-IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed agreements with Ugandan health care provider Nakasero Hospital Ltd to increase access to quality health care, create jobs for medical professionals, and introduce new standards of clinical and patient care in the country.

IFC's $3 million loan will enable the company to complete construction of an 80-bed hospital and establish a radiology department.

31 Aug 2009 description


- People in Sub-Saharan Africa have the worst health, on average, in the world. The region has 11 percent of the world's population, 24 percent of the global disease burden, and lacks the infrastructure to provide even basic health care to its people.

04 Jun 2009 description

London/Washington, D.C., June 4, 2009-IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the African Development Bank, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the German development finance institution DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH announced today that they have created a new private equity fund that will invest in Africa's health sector.

The Health in Africa Fund, managed by Aureos Capital, will invest in small- and medium-sized companies in sub-Saharan Africa, such as health clinics and diagnostic centers, with the goal of helping low-income Africans gain …