Foley Hosts Discussion on Future of Primary Care Across Africa

20 May 2022 Foley Ignite Blog

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Foley & Lardner LLP’s New York office hosted Beyond Capital Ventures, a women-led impact venture capital firm offering a diversified portfolio of companies in “need-to-have” sectors, and Penda Health, the third-largest primary care provider in Kenya, for a discussion on the future of primary care across Africa. Attorneys from Foley’s Venture & Growth Capital Practice Group and Health Care and Innovative Technology Sectors also participated in the discussion.

Foley’s Health Care Industry Team is a nationally recognized group of legal and industry professionals who are well versed in the complex and ever-changing challenges of the health care industry. Our team of more than 150 attorneys provide deep talent in other substantive law areas beyond traditional health care law such as labor & employment, real estate, tax-exempt bonds, antitrust, estate planning, and environmental law.

Additionally, Foley’s Innovative Technology team consists of over 150 attorneys across 25 offices, our cross-disciplinary team of attorneys and professionals understands the impact of innovative technology and helps clients develop future-proof legal strategies for their businesses. In many cases, we work with company leadership to help shape a vision for the future that incorporates the benefits of innovative technology while protecting against its risks. Our Venture & Growth Capital attorneys understand the complex and diverse needs of both venture funds and their portfolio companies, and offer a broad range of services at each stage of development.

Foley looks forward to hosting more events with Beyond Capital and Penda Health in the future.

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Dr. Rob Korom (Chief Medical Officer, Penda Health) , Kayuri Bhimani  (Investment Associate) , Eva Yazhari (Co-Founder and CEO of Beyond Capital Fund), Stephanie Koczela (Co-Founder & CEO, Penda Health Care), Mathilde Beniflah (Beyond Capital’s Director of Operations)

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Over 30 people gathered to discuss a primary care opportunity at Foley & Lardner LLP’s New York office in partnership with Beyond Capital Ventures and Penda Health 

Future of Primary Care Across Africa

Stephanie Koczela (Co-Founder & CEO, Penda Health Care) discusses the future of primary care across Africa

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