Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. August 21, 2023 – YeneHealth, a leading femtech startup in Ethiopia is thrilled to introduce its newly appointed Board of Advisors, a diverse and accomplished group of industry leaders set to steer the company’s mission of transforming women’s healthcare in Africa through digital innovation and women-centered services.
Comprising renowned professionals from various sectors of the healthcare and global startup ecosystem, the advisory board brings together a wealth of experience, insight, and knowledge to guide YeneHealth’s strategic decisions, product development, and user growth efforts. The board’s collective expertise spans digital health, medical practice, research and health data management, health literacy, pharmaceutical supply-chain, and financial expertise. The focus on these areas are a reflection of YeneHealth’s commitment to fostering a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare advancement. “As an Advisor, I look forward to supporting the YeneHealth team with developing a healthcare professional training program curriculum for training trainers and healthcare workers for their telehealth marketplace, as well as advising on the organizational strategy for data collection and analysis, ” said Dr. Rebekah Rollsten, one of the members of the board.
The introduction of the Board of Advisors underscores YeneHealth’s dedication to creating cutting-edge solutions that enhance patient care, improve healthcare systems, and drive positive outcomes. This collaboration exemplifies YeneHealth’s ongoing pursuit of excellence and innovation, as it continues to shape the future of healthcare in Ethiopia and on the African continent. Eva Gubern, also a new member of the board remarked, “Having worked in healthcare in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America for the past 20 years I wish to bring my learnings of how to bring health products safely to empower African women.”
“Their combined wisdom, global influence, and diverse perspectives align seamlessly with our strategic vision to establish a globally resilient brand. Undoubtedly, they will play a pivotal role in supporting us to elevate healthcare standards in Africa. Our team is excited to have them on board, supporting YeneHealth’s trajectory towards a sustainable care model that’s set to revolutionize healthcare services for women,” Kidist Tesfaye, CEO of YeneHealth.
Ivan Comerma, another member of the board stated, “I am eager to leverage my strategic vision honed through my extensive experience as an Investment Banker, in order to foster both organic and inorganic growth for YeneHealth, all within a financially sustainable framework. Having successfully orchestrated such growth strategies across multiple start-ups, I am determined to channel this expertise into YeneHealth’s journey. My aspiration is for YeneHealth to become the epitome of an African enterprise that garners investment interest from the finest investors, further solidifying its prominence in the industry.”
YeneHealth looks forward to the valuable contributions of its Board of Advisors as the company navigates new frontiers in healthcare technology and strives to make a meaningful impact on the African healthcare landscape.