Limited access to healthcare services has had a severe impact on healthcare in Angola, which suffers one of the highest rates of infant mortality, and one of the lowest life expectancies in the world.
Solution and Impact
Financing supported construction of the Luanda Medical Center, a private medical clinic in the country’s capital. The clinic delivers affordable and quality health services to people of all ages and income levels. By hiring highly qualified professionals and investing in X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI technologies, the medical center has dramatically increased diagnostic capabilities in Luanda. Today the medical center provides diagnostic services, screening, preventive care, maternal care and chronic disease treatment to thousands of patients every month.