Next Health Accelerator program offers 6 months of opportunity assessment, product development, acquisition marketing, network access and expert mentoring for selected startups with a focus on regional expansion and product adoption and integration in existing value chains.
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For all the initiatives in the development sector, the elephant in the room remains: Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) or more aptly termed, period poverty. Poor Menstrual Hygiene Management represents a crucial human rights issue that impacts social and economic rights, including health, water, sanitation, education, and work. The loss of time, productivity, mental clarity, and confidence that come from period poverty seriously endangers th...Read More
Intrepid Entrepreneurs is proud to announce the 9 selected startups that represent the inaugural cohort of the Next Health Accelerator. Recruitment for African, female entrepreneurs disrupting the sexual and reproductive health space yielded 235 applicants from 26 African countries. After a rigorous review process, 9 startups were chosen representing 7 countries:...Read More
We selected the first cohort of 10 female-founded or co-led startups for their focus on increasing equitable access to sexual and reproductive health in Africa. These impact driven startups are from 8 countries: The DRC, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Uganda. Over the next six months, we will embolden these startups to increase their scale and influence in order to fulfill the unmet SRH needs of millions of women and girls across Africa.