PharmAccess, Netherland Consulate Partner to improve Nigeria’s health system
The Consulate of the Kingdom of Netherland has collaborated with PharmAccess to improve the health system in Nigeria. They’ve organized a fact-finding mission to the Netherlands. This is to advance investment in Nigeria’s health sector.
Holland Government is seeking to improve and support Nigeria to facilitate it healthcare system. This is in line with its “Trade and Aid” policies. The delegation for this goal included both private and public health sector officials.
This was the very first health mission that is organized by the consulate and it brought health leaders to meet and interact with Dutch health personnel. To help foster investment in Nigeria’s health sector and transfer the following; capacity, expertise and best practices.
The mission began with a welcome remark from Marc Hasselaar, who is the Director International Entrepreneurship at Holland Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He made provision for the drafting of a new global health strategy.
The Government of Holland as part of it global development goals has actually established a policy directives. This is to help provide support the health sector globally and to ensure that it global health sector are very much strategic.
He noted that, “As Africa’s biggest economy, the state of affairs in Nigeria usually reflect issues and opportunities. These opportunities exist across Nigeria, this is why this mission is very much important.
PharmAccess Nigeria did share their findings from the Nigeria Health Sector Market Study. The objective of PharmAccess study includes the following; providing insight into the opportunities in the country’s health sector. PharmAccess objectives also includes opportunities in the Nigeria’s health sector.
Another objectives of PharmAccess is to help position Holland’s Firm as Nigeria’s innovative partners for Life-Science-Health (LSH) opportunities.
According to Njide Ndile ,PharmAccess Nigeria, “there are vast opportunities to leverage investments. This will be through funders such as government funds and private investors.