HiDAP

Health Innovation Development Accelerator Program

In order to address the constant need for improved support to innovators in the healthcare sector, and to operate successfully with the country’s unique sector, the marketplace presents the Health Innovation Development Accelerator Program (HiDAP). It is designed as a 12 months’ non-residential bespoke program to provide the needed skills, support, and investment opportunities to select innovations in healthcare. The program is tailored using a user centred approach to ensure that innovators are equipped with the necessary tools to prime their innovations for market readiness, attract additional investments and advance their innovations to build sustainable businesses that benefit Nigeria’s healthcare sector.

Objectives

To ensure promising innovations curated in the NHIM pipeline are primed and supported to achieve scale. 

To further leverage broader private sector engagements and partnerships to equip innovations with the tools to succeed and contribute to economic growth.

Core Principles

Innovator driven

Operational Excellence

Education Enhancement

Applied Learning

Strengthen Networks and Partnerships

Access to Capital

Readiness to Scale

Components (What HiDAP Offers)

The program components are designed to accelerate the growth of the selected innovations and businesses to make measurable impact and achieve scale. This ensures the program adds value and strengthens the capabilities of all participants.

01. Learning Opportunities

Taught sessions covering core business and entrepreneurial principles using multiple platforms and credible case studies. Modules cover Financial Intelligence, Entrepreneurial Finance, Operations Strategy, Ethics, Sustainability and Innovation, Legal Framework and Innovations in Nigeria, Marketing Strategy and Intelligence, and more.

02. Technical Assistance

Structured step by step guidance and technical support throughout the program to ensure that the goals of the enrolled ventures are achieved.

03. Mentoring and Coaching

Linkages to industry experts and leading private sector organisations to serve as coaches and mentor organisations. Participants gain strategic guidance, expert advice and vital principles as well as lessons from experts’ experiences in the industry that can be translated to their innovations.

04. Advocacy Support

NHIM Leverages on its vast network and partnerships to support participating businesses as they engage with key stakeholders in health.

05. Access to Networks

Opportunities to connect with members of the Private Sector Health Alliance and gain the necessary tools needed to grow their individual networks.

06. Access to Performance Based Investments

Participants will be primed and given various opportunities to attract additional investments for their businesses.

HiDAP Mentors

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Dr. Kelechi
Ohiri

Health Strategy and delivery foundation

CEO

Health strategy and delivery foundation

Muyi
Aina

Solina
Group

Managing Partner

Solina Group

Dr Ritgak
Tiley-Gyado

Chatham house,
Ministry of health

Technical Advisor

 to the minister of health, associate fellow at Chatham house

Dr Femi
Sunmonu

Purple Source
Healthcare

CEO

Purple Source
Healthcare

Dr. Adetokunbo
Oshin

healthy images consulting limited, big win philanthropy

CEO

healthy images consulting limited, senior program advisor at big win philanthropy

Mr. Kamar
Bakrin

Helios
Investment
Partners

Operating
Partner

 Helios investment partners

Mr. Bayo
Adeyemi

Sub-Saharan
Africa coverage,
Barclays Africa

Principal

sub-Saharan Africa banking coverage, principal Asaba capital, Barclays Africa

Dr Ugo
Okoli

SURE, maternal and
child health project,
Jhpiego Corporation

Project Director

of SURE-P maternal and child health project, senior advisor on Jhpiego’s USAID funded maternal and child health survival project

Mrs. Nike
Adeyemi

FATE
Foundation

Executive
Director

FATE foundation

Mr. Niyi
Yusuf

Accenture
Nigeria

Managing
Director

 of the Nigerian office of Accenture Nigeria

Dr Idris
Bello

LoftyInc
limited

co-founder

of wennovation Hub, Afropreneur