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Tanzanian Health-Tech Startup Dawa Mkononi Secures  Funding to Boost Healthcare Access

Dawa Mkononi, a Tanzanian B2B pharmaceutical company, has secured funding to fuel its mission to enhance healthcare accessibility across the East African region.

The company secured the funding from a consortium of investors, including Sanofi Global Health Unit Impact Fund, Pontem VenturesWarioba VenturesVillgro AfricaAxian Group, and other local venture capitalists.

This financial injection will fuel their mission to ensure everyone has access to the medicines they need.

“This vote of confidence from leading investors validates our vision,” says Joseph Paul, Dawa Mkononi co-founder and CEO.

“Their support will be instrumental in expanding our reach and improving healthcare access across Tanzania.”

Dawa Mkononi, meaning “Medicine at your Palms,” tackles the pharmaceutical supply chain head-on.

Their mobile app empowers pharmacies, clinics, and hospitals to order medicines conveniently, with FinTech options streamlining payments.

This not only saves time and money but also combats price fluctuations and counterfeit drugs.

Already serving over 1,000 healthcare businesses in Dar es Salaam alone, Dawa Mkononi’s reach extends beyond major cities.

The new funding will fuel expansion to remote areas, ensuring life-saving medicines are within reach for all.

Dawa Mkononi’s innovative approach demonstrates the power of technology to bridge healthcare gaps and ensure everyone has access to vital medical supplies.

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