Category: Health

Q&A: New BroadReach Group CEO on what it takes to lead

BroadReach, Health, Universal Health Coverage

To achieve universal health coverage, strong leadership is vital, according to Chris LeGrand, new group CEO for the data-driven, technology-enabled BroadReach Group and former president of DAI Global Health and CEO of Futures Group. “My philosophy is that everything starts and ends with leadership, that nothing actually happens without it,” said LeGrand, who has taken over from co-founders …

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Achieving UHC with fourth industrial revolution technology

Disruptive technology, Health, Universal Health Coverage

Health care providers in emerging economies understand that the pursuit of universal health coverage by 2030 will place considerable pressure on already over-burdened health systems. The fundamental challenge is that demand greatly outstrips supply. Health care leaders operating at all points along the continuum of care understand that UHC by 2030 will require them to …

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Interview: BroadReach Consulting’s Ernest Darkoh on how tech innovations are improving healthcare in Africa

Africa, Health, Media

At the fifth Forbes Africa Future of Health Summit held in Sandton, Dr Ernest Darkoh, the co-Founder and co-CEO of BroadReach spoke to CNBC Africa’s Jill de Villiers about how technologies are set to improve healthcare on the continent, and the technological innovation spearheaded on the continent itself. To listen to the interview, click here. …

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Interview: 9th SA AIDS Conference in Durban

Africa, BroadReach, Health, Media, Sustainable Development

Dr Ernest Darkoh, one of our Co-founders, was interviewed live on ENCA to talk about the SA AIDS Conference: Unprecedented Innovations and Technologies which took place from 11 – 14 June in Durban, South Africa. Organized by The Foundation for Professional Development (FPD), this conference is the second largest HIV conference in the world, and …

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Data is the new oil

Analytics, Disruptive technology, Health

Dr. Uchenna currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Party at BroadReach for the Regional Action through Data (RAD) program and has worked in the development and health space for the past 26 years. His multi-faceted career spans global public health, clinical medicine, communicable and non-communicable diseases, as well as public sector health program management …

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Unlocking the secret of success in public health systems

Africa, BroadReach, Health

By Louise Allen, BroadReach: Vice President, Client Success Louise is responsible for formulating and delivering the solutions that solve our clients’ critical problems, where people, data and expertise intersect. She brings more than two decades of healthcare experience, in both the public and private sectors, and is deeply committed to improving health outcomes in under-served …

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2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discoveries that reduce mortality of world’s poorest populations

Health, Malaria, Sustainable Development, Uncategorized

I am thrilled that three scientists who have focused on the world’s most devastating parasitic diseases — Elephantiasis, River Blindness and Malaria —will share the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine. These debilitating diseases affect hundreds of millions of people annually, overwhelmingly citizens of the developing world. The press release issued by the Nobel Prize elaborates …

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