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Our Services

We work with companies and public health organizations to identify growth opportunities, navigate the African healthcare terrain with greater certainty, and execute winning strategies for their products and services.

Areas of Expertise

Market Access Africa delivers extensive knowledge and global health expertise to help our clients solve complex health challenges.

Product Commercialization

Our work on product introduction and commercialization brings together the firm’s expertise in commercial life science, healthcare markets, and public health. We work with product developers and innovators across the value chain to accelerate and streamline the product introduction pathway.

Focus areas:

Go-to-market strategy: designing tailored and differentiated go-to-market strategies and product-introduction roadmaps that accelerate the introduction and access to the latest advances in healthcare products and technologies, and drive sustainable value.

Regulatory affairs: regulatory pathway planning, strategy, and troubleshooting to navigate regulatory processes, and facilitate successful dossier submissions to national regulatory agencies

Commercialization: maximizing commercial value by supporting a range of services, from business development and deal sourcing, to brand launch support and sales and marketing

Forging connections: connecting product innovators to key opinion leaders and relevant actors across the value chain, and facilitating ongoing dialogue to find win-win opportunities that optimize affordable access for communities and commercial value for healthcare innovators.

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Healthcare Delivery

We work with public and third sector healthcare organizations to build and implement world class programs, increase capacity, improve systems, and deliver transformational results.

Focus areas:

Market shaping: developing strategies and supporting programs that address systemic market failures and improve supply and demand-side dynamics for health products.

Capacity and systems building: working alongside public sector healthcare agencies on the design, planning and scaling of solutions to improve access to healthcare innovations and strengthen broader healthcare delivery systems.

Data, measurement and evaluation: optimizing program implementation by using evidence based approaches to establish, track, and evaluate program performance and impact.

Health financing: developing creative and out-of-the-box financing solutions using a combination of market and grant-based mechanisms.

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Public affairs

We leverage our deep networks with policy-makers and key opinion leaders across the continent to convene novel, game-changing partnerships that design bold transformative policy campaigns and initiatives, mobilize resources, and influence change.

Focus areas:

Convening and dialogue: bringing together diverse actors and perspectives and curating dialogues that surface hard truths and daring ideas to transform the status of healthcare on the African continent.

Strategy: developing robust strategic plans to drive advocacy and accelerating the process of translating vision to policy and practice.

Policy and legislative advocacy: tracking and informing national policy development processes, and coordinating and supporting the contributions and priorities of African representatives towards the design and negotiation of global health governance instruments

Resource mobilization: developing compelling investment cases to support public and private innovators to secure resources, while also facilitating innovative financing partnerships including both public and private capital

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Health System Enablers

We help our partners to deploy cutting-edge technologies and solutions that have the potential to radically expand access to lifesaving products and services in the public and private healthcare sectors.

Focus areas:

• Clinical research capacity improvements
• Enhancing local manufacturing ecosystems
• End-to-end supply chain and network optimization
• Digital and tech-enabled healthcare innovations

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Our Reach

Where we work

We live and work across sub-Saharan Africa covering a diverse range of health markets. Our geographic footprint covers almost two-thirds of this region. 

We currently operate from four regional offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya and our European office in Geneva, Switzerland. 

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Our partners

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