Lowering private investor risk to build a healthier country

Chris Bateman


A slew of highly inno­vative, private local and international, socially conscious companies are starting to improve health­care outcomes in southern Africa – with some garnering investor returns of between 8% and 10% on debt funds and up to 35% in equity returns. 


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Chris Bateman, HMPG

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Social impact; Social finance; Health innovation

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South African Medical Journal 2014;104(5):327-328. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8085

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Date submitted: 2014-02-18
Date published: 2014-02-27

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