mPharma, a Ghanaian healthcare startup, has been listed among the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers of 2021 for building good health in Africa through technology-driven healthcare.
The Technology Pioneers of 2021 bring together 100 early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations, ranging from cell-based seafood protein to quantum-based cybersecurity, digitization of water rights and use of satellite imaging to measure carbon captured in forests.
As a pan-African technology-driven healthcare company, mPharma aims at building an Africa that is in good health by increasing access to drugs for all patients at reduced costs while assuring and preserving quality.
Founded in 2013 by Gregory Rockson, it has a network of over 300 pharmacies in key markets in Africa serving more than 100,000 patients each month. Its partner pharmacies throughout Africa have dispensed millions of drugs to patients across the continent.
Headquatered in Ghana, mPharma is also based in Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Ethiopia.
By joining this community, mPharma and other Technology Pioneers will begin a two-year journey where they will part of the World Economic Forum’s initiatives, activities and events, bringing their cutting-edge insight and fresh thinking to critical global discussions.
The Technology Pioneers will also be an integral part of the Forum’s Global Innovators community, which is an invitation-only group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups that are at the forefront of technological and business model innovation.
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