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Saving Lives at Birth Partnership to Accelerate Impact

VIA Global Health Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Accelerate Global Health Innovation

VIA Global Health, the leading global health purchasing platform with a network of distribution partners across Africa, South Asia and Latin America, has been awarded a multi-year contract for scaling and accelerating the impact of maternal and newborn health focused innovations through the Saving Lives at Birth program. Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development is a partnership of international organizations led by United States Agency for International Development, Grand Challenges Canada (Canadian Government), The Bill & Melinda [...]

VIA Global Health Welcomes Brinnon Mandel to Leadership Team

As part of a strategic expansion to provide a full range of services and improve engagement with stakeholders throughout the global health supply chain, VIA Global Health has added veteran global health innovation expert Brinnon Garrett Mandel as Vice President of Market Insights. Ms. Mandel brings a wealth of experience in medical device innovation, emerging economies and business intelligence, having served as a Technical Development Officer and Director of Innovations for Jhpiego and as a consultant to Global Good, Heritage [...]

New Product: HEMAFUSE™ from Sisu Global Health

VIA Global Health is excited to announce that the HEMAFUSE™ is now available to order through our global health sourcing platform.  The HEMAFUSE™ autologous transfusion system is an alternative to donor blood for cases of internal bleeding by using a completely mechanical device that can salvage, filter, and recycle blood from where it is pooled internally to be re-transfused immediately during surgery. Hemafuse can be used in cases such as abdominal bleeding, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, and trauma-related surgery. “The Hemafuse addresses a need in surgical and emergency [...]

VIA Among Select Group of Global Social Benefit Institute Accelerator Participants

VIA Global Health has been accepted into the 2018 Global Social Benefit Institute (GSBI®) Online Accelerator program - selected as one of the 21 finalists from over 350 applicants and 32 semifinalists. The GSBI® program, which is hosted by the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, aims to accelerate entrepreneurship to end global poverty and protect the planet.  As a recipient, VIA will receive 6 months of program support, mentorship, and access to a broad network of social entrepreneurs and impact [...]

VIA Recognized by ‘Innovations in Healthcare’ as Global Health Industry Leader with Acceptance into 2018 Innovator Cohort

Recognized for the impact that VIA Global Health has provided the global health community in emerging economies, VIA has been selected to join Innovations in Healthcare’s 2018 Innovator Cohort.  Hosted at Duke University, Innovations in Healthcare supports a network of innovators that have demonstrated the ability to improve affordable access to quality healthcare.  VIA is among a prestigious group of winners in the global network that use new and different approaches to improve access to affordable, quality care for people who need it most. “Innovations in Healthcare is a world-class organization that embodies global health progress and healthcare access and quality [...]

World Prematurity Day 2017

VIA Global Health is committed to reducing mortality rates worldwide from preterm birth. According to the World Health Organization 15 million babies are born preterm every year and  more than 1 million of these babies will die before the age of five.  An estimated ¾ of the these deaths are preventable, as illustrated by the contrast between survival rates around the world.  [source] VIA Global Health works with innovators and more than 200 distribution partners in emerging markets to provide affordable [...]

VIA Global Health Attends SOCAP17

CEO Noah Perin attended the SOCAP17 social impact sessions from October 10-13th in San Francisco, California.  SOCAP17 is an annual flagship event which convenes thousands of impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good, and VIA is proud to be amongst those that are dedicated to doing well by doing good in the world.  If you'd like to connect during or following the conference please reach out to Noah directly at noah@viaglobalhealth.com. #### VIA Global Health [...]

VIA a Keynote Speaker at SAMED’s Annual Summit

VIA's VP of Global Business Development was one of the keynote speakers at SAMED's 'Advancing Quality in Healthcare’ summit in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 23rd. Brian led a conversation alongside other industry leaders regarding regulatory process and reform throughout Africa, and his presentation focused on the increased investment in Africa, and how those attending the event can better prepare for this inflow of investment.  If you’d like to watch the recorded version of the presentation, please click here [...]

VIA Awarded the Export Achievement Certificate by Rep. Pramila Jayapal & US Commerce Department

VIA Awarded the Export Achievement Certificate by Rep. Pramila Jayapal & US Commerce Department Just this week VIA was awarded a prestigious Export Achievement Certificate from the US Commerce Department.  The award was presented to VIA CEO Noah Perin by Rep. Pramila Jayapal for being a leader in the export of US products into emerging markets throughout Africa and South Asia, providing better access to health equipment most critical in the regions. To read the full press release from Rep. Jayapal’s [...]

VIA welcomes Sales Manager, Reza Garda, to South Africa team

VIA has added a seasoned Sales Manager to help lead the team based in South Africa, working throughout the SADC region.  Reza joined the VIA Global Health team in June 2017 after previously working in the IT sales industry for 13 years. His primary focus has been sales, with a strong concentration on business development and relationship building in a highly technical field. His passion for broadening his knowledge has led him to VIA Global Health, where he currently leads customer [...]