To reverse the brain drain in the healthcare sector and make the country a destination for medical tourism, BOI partnered with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Access Bank and Reddington Hospital to support the establishment of the N6.5bn Duchess International Hospital, Lagos.

In a related event, the Med-In Pharmaceuticals, a foremost indigenous intravenous fluid manufacturer, praised the Bank of Industry’s contributions to boosting local content and capacity in the pharmaceutical industry and the healthcare sector in general. This was made at the launch of the company’s ultra-modern 100,000 bottles per day intravenous (I.V) fluids production factory in Sagamu, Ogun State. In his remarks at this event, the Managing Director of BOI, Mr. Olukayode Pitan reiterated the Bank’s commitment to serving key sectors of the economy, including healthcare, especially because COVID-19 had exposed weaknesses in the sector.