Managing Director for Singapore, Mainland China, and Hong Kong ACCESS Health International
People are living longer due to improved access to medicine and better control of infection diseases. At the same time, one billion people still lack access to healthcare services, especially in developing countries. Technological innovations have the potential in making break through as well as making access to healthcare more affordable. Similarly, as governments are overburdened by the healthcare costs, private capital, particularly impact investment can play an important role in financing innovative healthcare services. This session will discuss the opportunities and challenges in investing for impact in the healthcare sector and also showcase some specific cases of innovations in affordable healthcare in Asia.
- Healthcare innovations in Asia have enabled affordable and accessible healthcare
- Challenges and Opportunities investing in Healthcare
- Additional sources of capital including philanthropic and private capital are needed to scale impact