Hospital Holdings Investment

HHI is a private healthcare holding company that manages an integrated healthcare services business across Eastern African. HHI’s investments currently include the AAR Healthcare Group including the Clinic network and Kampala Hospital, AAR Hospital and Nakasero Hospital.

AAR Healthcare Group has a rich history in East Africa spanning over 30 years and comprises of forty Outpatient Centres in Kenya and Uganda, as well as a 67-bed general hospital, Kampala Hospital, one of Uganda’s leading private hospitals.

Nakasero Hospital, also a leading private hospital in Kampala, Uganda is a 72-bed hospital, providing tertiary-level care.

AAR Hospital is HHI’s first greenfield project, a state-of-the-art general hospital in Kenya situated in Muthaiga, Nairobi on Kiambu Road. It is a 140 bed hospital and is set to change the landscape of private healthcare in East Africa by offering unparalleled patient-centered care.

Neuberg Global Laboratories

Neuberg Global Laboratories is a provider of pathology services to healthcare practitioners and patients, clinical trials, and other research studies in the field of infectious diseases.

Neuberg consists of 400 employees in South Africa and of 91 laboratories globally, which are used for testing and references. The company processes 400,000 samples annually on average.

Labotec (Pty) Ltd

Labotec is a medical equipment supplier of laboratory products and solutions in South Africa, with a focus on science and industrial labs. Labotec’s medical equipment contains a B-BEE Level 4 status, with ISO 9001:2015 accreditation, which indicates high-quality products. To ensure that clients receive true value for their investments, Labotec offers after-sales service on all of their products. The company’s mission is to supply turnkey solutions and innovative products and services to the scientific community.

Labotec is established in 1960 as one of the first laboratory supply companies in South Africa. The company has partnered with some of the world’s leading brands, bringing the best quality home to help empower laboratories and manufacturers to make more accurate diagnostic decisions, advance research methods and results and improve production performance in diverse fields such as food & beverage, microbiology, chemistry, physics, medical, industrial and pharmaceutical.

Trivitron Healthcare Africa

Trivitron Healthcare Africa (THA) is a joint venture between Investment Funds for Health in Africa and Trivitron Healthcare Group, India’s leading medical devices company with more than 50,000 installations across 165 countries. 

THA is a provider of high-quality medical devices and instruments with reliable after-sales service support in different regions of Africa, thereby improving access to and affordability of medical equipment across the continent.

 THA is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a direct presence and sales & service infrastructure in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Nigeria.  The company also manages an extensive channel partner network across the African continent.


CarePay International


CarePay is a Kenyan company that administers conditional healthcare payments between funders, patients and healthcare providers. Through our M-TIBA platform, CarePay directs funds from public and private funders directly to patients into a “health wallet” on their mobile phone. The use of these funds is restricted to conditional spending at selected healthcare providers across Kenya. With every transaction, CarePay combines the digital payment with real time medical and financial data collection, to help make healthcare safer and more transparent for both patients and healthcare providers. CarePay has contracted more than 2,000 healthcare facilities across Kenya, with an ambition to drive healthcare inclusion for millions of Kenyans.

CIEL Healthcare Limited

CIEL Healthcare Limited

CIEL Healthcare Limited (‘CHL’) is a wholly owned subsidiary of CIEL Limited (‘CIEL’), which is one of the leading industrial and investment groups in Mauritius with operations locally and in numerous African and Asian countries. CHL is a Mauritian registered private limited company, with a prime objective to own, operate and manage facilities in the healthcare sector across Sub-Saharan Africa and in the Indian Ocean region. Portfolio companies include:

  • The Medical and Surgical Centre Limited (‘MSCL’), which owns “Fortis Clinique Darné”, premier private hospital in Mauritius; MSCL has expanded its operations locally and since early 2014 also operates a new satellite centre in the north of the Island
  • International Medical Group (‘IMG’), the leading provider of private healthcare services and HMO in Uganda
  • CIEL East Africa Healthcare Limited (operating as ‘CIEL Healthcare Africa’ or ‘CHA’), is the management company for all potential CHL healthcare assets in Africa, in association with Fortis Healthcare Limited (‘Fortis’)
  • Laboratoire International de Bio Analyses Ltée (‘LIBA’), which offers high quality analysis services in the field of health security and environment.Since early 2009, CIEL, through CHL, has built up its industry expertise through its strategic partnership with Fortis, which also operates Fortis Clinique Darné in Mauritius. Leveraging on this knowhow and expertise, CHL has expanded its interests in the healthcare sector in Mauritius and now Uganda while actively prospecting new opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean region.

Hygeia HMO


Hygeia is an integrated healthcare delivery system which was founded in 1984 by Professor & Professor (Mrs) Elebute, a husband and wife team of physicians with over 50 collective years of medical experience at the time. The company’s operating units are Lagoon Hospitals, which began operations in 1986 as Lagoon Hospital Apapa, a multi‐specialist tertiary hospital facility in Lagos and later established additional hospitals at Ikeja and Victoria Island, which offer primary and secondary healthcare services respectively and Hygeia HMO, a health maintenance organization which provides health cover for companies and individuals throughout the country working with a network of 456 clinics and hospitals. It has also founded two not-for-profit organizations – Hygeia Community Health Plan, a subsidized health insurance scheme for low‐income communities, supported by the Dutch Health Insurance Fund and Hygeia Foundation which focuses on capacity building for healthcare professionals and which is one of the few private sector partners of the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.

Hygeia has been at the forefront of healthcare in Nigeria and Lagoon Hospitals was the first hospital operator in Sub-Saharan Africa to receive international accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) and remains one of only two hospital groups in Sub-Saharan Africa with this accreditation. Lagoon Hospitals has also pioneered the provision of a number of specialties, hitherto confined to a few government owned teaching hospitals. In June 2013, Lagoon Hospitals became the first hospital in Africa to successfully execute the metallic replacement of a whole arm (bone and joints). Hygeia HMO was the first health maintenance organization to be accredited by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2005.

AAR Holdings Limited


AAR Holdings Limited (AAR) is the largest private healthcare insurance company in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) and started operations in 1984.
AAR’s primary business consisted of the evacuation of medical and accident casualties, both by road and air. As memberships increased, so did the client-needs, creating more opportunities to comprehensively provide healthcare packages.

With a current membership of over 160.000, AAR is not only the East African leader in healthcare but is also the preferred provider for both the public and private sectors in East Africa. In December 2010 AAR has 22 health centres spread over Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; through which preventative and curative healthcare to clients is provided.

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