Lagos, Nigeria. February 11, 2016 – Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, managers of Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today co-hosted a hospital sector focused roundtable for private hospital companies, foreign hospital operators, Health Management Organizations and other stakeholders. The purpose was to foster collaboration among participants for joint advocacy, project development and investments that will develop the private health sector in the country.
About 50 stakeholders attended the event, including senior executives of some local and foreign private hospitals, HMOs and other players in the Nigerian private health sector. Participants identified key areas for growth and expansion, discussed lessons learnt from other countries and how output from the roundtable think tank will be utilized in developing the sector.