Who we are?
The Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company is Africa’s leading healthcare and wellness sector investment firm. The company was founded in 2019 by Dr. Ola Brown, a renowned figure and key contributor in many aspects of the development and improvement of healthcare services all across Africa.
The Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company was founded with the goal of bringing together the investment and operational activities that Dr. Brown and her team had been conducting within the health and wellness space over the past decade.
What we do?
How we do it?
We promote entrepreneurship and proactiveness not only by offering financial support, but also by providing our portfolio companies with a universe of business opportunities, consultations and mentorship, networking opportunities, and more. We empower those willing to make their mark not only within Africa but also on a global scale.
The Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company conducts its operations through its operating (Opco) and investment (Investco) arms.
Why we do it?
The Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company was born out of the urgent necessity to help Africans get the healthcare services they deserve. We are united by our vision – to help African companies revolutionize the healthcare and wellness industries, not just on the continent, but all over the world.
Our vision is based on three main pillars.
The problems we are determined to solve
Average for the continent, as per data by the africanhealthstats.org, a site managed by the African Union’s Department of Social Affairs
|May, 2010||A feasibility study was conducted by Dr. Ola Brown, who has just relocated to Nigeria for the business.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|March, 2011||Completed all company registration processes and conducted our first fixed rotary wing medical evacuation.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|April, 2012||Welcomed two new board members - Dr. Leke Pitana and Capt. Kiddie Dare. Together, we started operating our first two clinics.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|June, 2013||Kick-started our healthcare consulting line of the business.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|March, 2014||Began our offshore medical evaluation business.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|August, 2015||Launched our new initiative, Emergency Transport Unit (ETU), which ensures the opportunity for more patients to access medical air transfer at a cost-efficient rate.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|May, 2016||Launched the sale of our medical cover plan - a form of health insurance that guarantees subscribers access to air ambulance transfers and hospitalization in the event of a medical emergency.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|July, 2017||Acquired one of our priced equipment, Baby pods, which is used for the safe evacuation of pre-term babies.||Lagos, Nigeria|
|August, 2019||Awarded International Assistance Group (AIG) accreditation. Invested in Pharmaceutical & Diagnostic centers||Lagos, Nigeria|
|April, 2020||Launched our healthcare construction line and brought together all activities under the Flying Doctors Investment Group umbrella.||Lagos, Nigeria|