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Philips Foundation collaborates with social entrepreneurs globally to address healthcare challenges in underserved areas. But what sets their work apart? What defines a social entrepreneur?

Social entrepreneurs: What sets their work apart?

At the forefront

A series of feature articles, with a primary focus on showcasing the pioneering methods and achievements of the entrepreneurs we support. These articles delve into their journeys, highlighting how these visionary individuals are leading the charge in transforming healthcare for underserved communities. Our objective is to ignite inspiration in others, encouraging you to join these entrepreneurs in their mission.

Access Afya
A healthcare operating system for emerging economies


In emerging economies, there's often a lack of solutions considering the healthcare challenges faced by its inhabitants. A study from The Lancet reveals that poor-quality healthcare in low- and middle-income countries leads to 5 million deaths from treatable conditions annually. Access Afya offers a compelling solution that combines affordable quality healthcare and a deep understanding of community needs, an approach recognized by Philips Foundation and UBS Optimus Foundation.


Dive into the story of Access Afya

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