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Ilara Health secures $4.2 million funding boost to digitise primary healthcare in Africa  




Kenya-based healthtech start-up, Ilara Health, has successfully closed a $4.2M pre-Series A funding round, led by DOB Equity and featuring top investors.  

The fund boost will fuel Ilara Health’s mission to digitize and consolidate fragmented primary care in Kenya and beyond Africa.  

Margot Cooijmans, Director of Philips Foundation Impact Investments, and Bahaa Eddine Sarroukh, Impact Investment Lead at Philips Foundation, emphasize Ilara Health’s innovative approach to empowering healthcare providers at grassroots levels. 

The investment aligns with Philips Foundation’s goal to improve healthcare access through innovation, contributing to bridging the healthcare gap in communities that need it the most. 

Emilian Popa, CEO and Co-founder of Ilara Health, underscores the company’s commitment to improving the quality of healthcare for Africans, making it affordable and accessible to all.