Wednesday
February 15
2017

Nikhil Pereira-Kamath Pioneers Healthcare Network in Africa

WALTHAM, MA– Nikhil Pereira-Kamath is on to something big, something really big in Africa. His passion for health care for those who need the most made his job easy to take a break from the Harvard Business School, and head to Africa to start Africa Healthcare Network.

In an exclusive video interview with Dr. Manju Sheth on Dreamcatchers, Pereira talks about his dream of creating the Africa Healthcare Network, his courage to leave Harvard Business School to pursue his dream and provide health services to those who need the most in the world’s poorest continent.

“I am not a Harvard drop-out. I still have an option to come back and finish my degree,” says Pereira. To see what inspired him to take the African healthcare path, please click here to watch the full interview.

Pereira credits his love and passion for his African healthcare network to his parents: Dr. Sunita Pereira, MD, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine; and Dr. Brian Pereira, MD, and CEO of Visterra Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based clinical-stage bio-pharmaceutical company.

Source: INDIA New England (link opens in a new window)

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Health Care
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affordable healthcare, global health, public health, rural healthcare delivery