A startup disrupting the prescription drug business in Africa is getting major Silicon Valley support
MPharma manages prescription drug inventory for pharmacies and their suppliers in four African countries. It provides inventory financing to clients and is using its growing purchasing power to help lower the cost of prescription drugs for patients.
- Health Care
- Sub-Saharan Africa
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