A visionary entreprenuer and an industry captain, Dr. Amit N.Thakker, has been a ground breaking pioneer in the integration of private sector within the healthcare system in Africa.
Dr Thakkeractively supports governments, corporates, health organisations and development partners to foster efective public private partnership initiatives towards improved health outcomes.
He is the executive chairman of Africa Health Business, president of Africa Healthcare
Federation, chairperson of the Kenya Health Professionals Oversight Authority, and the
immediate past chairman of Kenya Healthcare Federation. He has served as a director at
LumiraDx, Seven Seas Technology, AMREF Flying Doctors. Action Aid and Ghanima Limited.
As an active member of several insitutions including international business group YPO Gold
(Nairobi Chapter), Dr. Thakker also chairs the University of Nairobi Alumni Medical Chapter and serves as an advisor to Asia Africa Investing & Consulting Ltd, Coalition for Blood in Africa (CoBA) and Ministry of Health, Kenya.
Dr. Thakker founded Avenue Healthcare, a Kenyan based integrated private health service
provider in 1995 which lead him to receive the “BestMale Entreprenuer of the Year” award by
Rotary International in 1999. He also won the “Best CEO ” award by Titans Global in the Business and Professional services category in 2017 and proudly received the Chairman’s Award for Kenya Medical Asociation in 2004.
Africa Health Business is a health consultancy, advisory and investment firm that aims to improve acces to quality afordable healthcare in Africa.