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VIA mentioned on WHO and Health Innovators Podcast.

Geneva Geeks shout out to @ViaGlobalHealth for their work creating the "amazon" for health tech! https://t.co/gGf2tbFoyg — U.S. Mission Geneva (@usmissiongeneva) June 8, 2017We recommend listening to the entire segment featuring two friends of VIA Global Health and emerging stars in the global health community, Jocelyn Brown inventor of the Pumani bCPAP and Vinesh Kapil from USAID's Saving Lives at Birth initiative.Here is a transcript of the section beginning at 22:55. Host: Who has been inspiring you this year? Who has [...]

Visit the VIA booth next week at Africa Health Exhibit from June 7th to the 9th

VIA will once again be exhibiting at Africa Health Exhibit, Africa’s largest health and medical trade show, with an expected attendance of over 9,000 from the global health community.  The attendees will range from medical distributors, medical providers, NGOs, government health from throughout the continent.  In addition, some of the most innovative health technology suppliers and manufacturers from throughout the world will be featuring products at their booths, and VIA Global Health will be leading among them.You can find [...]

New Africa Headquarters and in-Country Hires.  

VIA Global Health announced today the opening of regional headquarters office in Johannesburg, South Africa and the hiring of 8 new representatives working across Southern Africa and South Asia.Vice President of Global Business Development, Brian Krawczyk, who spent weeks interviewing dozens of highly-qualified candidates across Africa, called the hirings, “a sign of VIA’s commitment to both Africa and India, and our understanding of the business landscape centered on building trust through direct communication and building of long-term relationships.  This [...]

VIA Global Health Presents at 500 Demo Day in San Francisco

VIA Global Health, the global leader in emerging market healthcare supply chains, recently completed 500 Startups Seed Accelerator emerging as one of the hottest startups.VIA’s leadership team spent 4 months in San Francisco, California working closely with 500 accelerator staff to refine marketing, user engagement, and improving our value proposition to customers in the 17 emerging markets with whom VIA currently does business.  The accelerator culminated in 500’s famed “Demo Day” where VIA Global Health CEO Noah Perin pitched to [...]

VIA Global Health announces Instant Freight Quotes.  

VIA Global Health is excited to announce that distributors within the VIA network now have instant access to freight quotes.“In talking with our network of medical distributors we routinely found that one of their biggest pain points was the time it took to get shipping quotes for large orders. This process often took 3-5 days, if not weeks, further delaying the process for getting medical supplies into country.” said VIA’s Chief Technology Officer, Brendan Lilly. “Up until now, no [...]

Lab Supplies for Africa and India

13,000+ Lab Equipment and Supply Products Now Available on VIA Global Health

VIA Global Health is pleased to announce availability of over 13,000 additional lab equipment and supply products from over 136 global brands.Our new expanded catalog includes:Lab consumables, such as chemical test strips, test tubes  and microscope slides and slide storage. Lab equipment, such as autoclaves and sterilizers, centrifuges, and water baths. Labware, such as beakers, carboys and jerricans, and petri dishes.Please stay tuned as we continue to add additional industry leading life science and lab equipment in the [...]

VIA Global Health Invited to Global Business Accelerator ‘500 Startups’

TechCrunch.com and 500 Startups have announced today that VIA Global Health is participating in an intensive business growth and accelerator program hosted in San Francisco by the industry-leaders, 500 Startups.  This is a prestigious honor, as VIA was chosen as one of 44 companies out of 2500+ that applied.  The program focuses on business growth and expansion and fundraising, and VIA will be in San Francisco until mid-May to focus on shrinking the global healthcare gap by creating access [...]

Venture Well Xcelerator Malawi

VIA Invited as Facilitator & Participant at VentureWell’s 2017 Xcelerator in Malawi

This February, VIA will be joining USAID at the VentureWell Xcelerator in Malawi – Innovations to Save Lives at Birth.  VIA’s CEO, Noah Perin, will be one of the program facilitators at the event featuring a range of experts in the global health field.  Noah will be presenting solutions and working with innovators to bridge the healthcare access gap for necessary yet inaccessible medical innovations in emerging markets like Malawi. The Xcelerator program combines several days of industry panels and [...]

VIA Global Health

VIA Global Health CEO, Noah Perin, Interviewed by GeekWire

VIA Global Health’s CEO, Noah Perin, sat down with the tech leaders at GeekWire to share the insights and objectives of VIA.  The full article is below, but readers can also visit the original content on GeekWire’s page at http://www.geekwire.com/2016/via-global-health/  Startup Spotlight: VIA Global Health wants to be ‘the Amazon of the medical supply world’ BY MONICA NICKELSBURG on December 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm Startup Spotlight profiles emerging tech companies in the Pacific Northwest.  As Commercialization Officer for the Seattle global health non-profit PATH, Noah Perin observed [...]

VIA Global Health Announces Transition of Hlahla Mayimele

VIA Global Health announced today that current VIA Regional Director for Southern Africa, Hlahla Mayimele, is departing the company in order to transition to a role as a VIA verified distributor, effective immediately.  As per our terms and conditions, and In order to have no conflict of interest, VIA will release Hlahla of his role with the company, but welcome him excitedly as an independent distributor of medical products from VIAGlobalHealth.com within South Africa and the SADC region. Hlahla was [...]