Stanbic IBTC Bank Assembles Stakeholders to Shape Nigeria’s Healthcare Future

February 20, 2024
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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

On Thursday, February 22, 2024, experts and other stakeholders within Nigeria’s healthcare sector will converge to explore ways to improve the landscape at an exclusive healthcare breakfast session organised by Stanbic IBTC Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc.

The event themed The Business of Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities, will feature a distinguished panel discussion and a keynote address by the chief executive of JNC International Limited, Mrs Clare Omatseye, while the Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, is the special guest of honour.

The expert panel will comprise of prominent industry personalities like the chief executive of Iwosan Investments Limited, Mrs Fola Laoye; the CEO of Sygen Pharmaceuticals Limited, Mr Charles Ogunwuyi; the founder and Managing Director of Tillit MSME Microservices, Nigeria, Dr Abayomi Sule; and the COO of Codix Pharma Limited, Mrs Mary Ogangwu.

These experts and others, in addition to addressing prevalent challenges such as import dependency and inadequate technical expertise, the session will delve into critical issues such as the proliferation of medical tourism, escalating medication costs, and the brain drain of skilled health workers.

By fostering meaningful discussions, actionable solutions to tackle these pressing challenges head-on will be identified.

The chief executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank, Mr Wole Adeniyi, expressed his enthusiasm for the event’s potential to drive impactful change within the healthcare sector.

He underscored the bank’s commitment to facilitating innovative partnerships and financing models that can unlock the sector’s immense potential.

As a leading financial institution in Nigeria and a trusted thought leader in the healthcare domain, Stanbic IBTC Bank offers unparalleled expertise and bespoke solutions tailored to the unique needs of the healthcare sector and its value chain.

The lender’s healthcare solutions encompass a range of robust and flexible funding options, designed to support the growth and development of healthcare businesses and providers.

Moreover, the bank has forged strategic partnerships with various health agencies, commissions, and non-profit organizations to promote accessible and high-quality healthcare initiatives nationwide.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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