HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS Absa Insights Series Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Absa insights series > Healthcare Insights Our foresight assists your business’s sustainable growth potential We have created a platform for our sector experts to provide data driven insights that will help your business adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world. SECTOR EXPERTISE Matching Foresight with Sustainable Possibilities In the next part of our insight’s series, we’re unpacking Vaccinating for Economic Recovery and Growth and its importance in returning the country’s wealth. The health sector has played a pivotal role in managing the Covid-19 outbreak, yet there is still more work to be done - driven by efficient and effective planning as well as collaboration. We have assembled a diverse and wide-ranging interviews with some of our clients across a myriad of fields to help us get a clear vision of how we can collectively journey towards continental economic recovery and growth. Contact us Liza Eustace, Head: Healthcare, Construction and Hospitality gives a view of how the vaccine rollout impacts a number of industries. Healthcare Sector Insights Unlocking your business's potential with insight and sustainable solutions. Videos In conversation with African Export–Import Bank Effective management during a pandemic needs to be supported with cross-sector partnerships and sustainable funding. Videos In conversation with The Global Fund The Global Fund is a partnership designed to accelerate the end of epidemics. Videos In conversation with Africa CDC Africa CDC is crucial in coordinating vaccination efforts to ensure we reach the 60% vaccination target. Videos In conversation with Momentum Health Momentum Metropolitan has 36 vaccination centers across the country, open to both the insured and uninsured market, and have been instrumental in bringing telehealth to the home through Hello Doctor. Videos In conversation with The Biovac Institute The COVID-19 vaccination coverage is low in Africa, with less than 2% of the 1.2bn population vaccinated. With Biovac partnering with Pfizer to produce about 100mn doses annually, Liza Eustace, Head of Healthcare, Construction and Hospitality Sectors at Absa CIB, spoke to Dr. Morena Makhoana, CEO of Biovac, about his learnings and predictions during this time. Videos In conversation with Dischem To date, Dischem has delivered over 250,000 vaccinations across the nation. Rui Morais, talks about how they have leveraged their extensive network to build capacity for mass vaccination sites in collaboration with government and other private sector players. Videos In conversation with Imperial Logistics Imperial Logistics is South Africa’s largest logistics company and has been awarded the tender to import COVID-19 vaccines for the country’s vaccination programme. Videos In conversation with Life Healthcare The Life Healthcare Group have shown enormous commitment in the treatment of private and public patients during the pandemic and has made major strides in the vaccination rollout. Videos In conversation with Aspen Pharmacare Group Aspen is well known to the South African market as being the first to produce a COVID-19 vaccine in Africa; the production of which has been instrumental in ensuring an increase in supply to the African continent. HEALTHCARE Vaccinating for Economic Recovery and Growth Liza Eustace shares her insights on the importance of getting the country and the continent vaccinated against COVID19 in order to help boost economic recovery and growth. Read more HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS Know why the private health sector is under pressure Absa’s Liza Eustace unpacks exactly how COVID-19 is negatively impacting the sector HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS Webinar: The Impact of Covid-19 on the Healthcare Sector A panel of experts examine the impact of Covid-19 and the measures that must be taken to prepare for what lies ahead. Latest Podcasts Episode 03 Xhanti Payi Economist and Director, Nascence Research Insights Absa Group Healthcare Insights Are incentives key to getting South Africans to vaccinate? Spurring the COVID-19 vaccination uptake amongst South Africa’s vaccine hesitant groups could lie in the provision of incentives. Listen now Episode 02 Dr Stavros Nicolaou Senior Executive, Aspen Pharmacare Group Absa Group Healthcare Insights This is the core problem with South Africans not wanting to get vaccinated South Africa has set itself a critical deadline to have 28 million people vaccinated by December as the fourth wave looms. Listen now Episode 01 Liza Eustace Sector Head of Healthcare, Construction and Hospitality, Absa Corporate and Investment Bank Absa Group Healthcare Insights Life courtesy of vaccines: The biggest driver of Africa's economic recovery COVID-19 vaccination programs will likely be the single biggest driver of economic recovery in Africa over the next 24 months. Listen now Load More × We help you achieve your sector growth ambitions Our highly experienced teams of sector specialists have an in-depth understanding of the industry within which you operate. They offer sector-specific knowledge, skills and experience to help you take the lead in your industry. Learn more Experience Absa Insights 2021 All sectors Absa insights series View all HospitalityThere’s no denying that the travel and Tourism industry was one of the hardest hit due to the various travel restrictions that were imposed, amongst other challenges. Read more Resources and Energy InsightsA report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows that Africa will be the most populated region in the world by 2040, surpassing China and India. While this increase in population presents challenges for the continent, there are exciting opportunities unfolding in the resource and energy sector. Read more Healthcare InsightsThe ability to roll out credible, sustainable and high-volume Covid-19 vaccination programs will likely be the single biggest driver of economic recovery in Africa over the next 24 months. Economies that fail to execute on this will be left behind as global trading resumes. Africa is a net importer of goods and services, therefore with the closing of borders and a vaccination rate of < 2% of Africa’s 1.2 billion population, it will leave the continent well behind the rest of the world. The cost will be devastating. We therefore need to increase our efforts in the most collaborative way. Read more Telecommunications, Media and Technology InsightsIn the next part of our insights series, we’re discussing Telecommunications, Media and Technology – and how they can unlock limitless possibilities in Africa. Traditionally the provider of voice, data connectivity and mobile payments solutions, the telecommunication sector, is now using technology to build an entire ecosystem around the individual consumer. Read more Enterprise and Supplier Development InsightsIn the next part of the Absa Insights series we discuss Enterprise and Supplier Development across Africa. Small and medium-sized businesses are likely to lead the economic recovery on the African continent, but until they can secure a genuine foothold in corporate value chains, the sector is likely to be dominated by a handful of players who had early-mover advantage and access to finance. 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