Africa Response Coalition (ARC)

ARC (Africa Response Coalition) is a global coalition of healthcare organizations, technology development agencies, manufacturers and philanthropists who have come together to create a new supply chain for critical medical equipment in Africa. ARC leadership includes:

CoVent Challenge is a nonprofit organization created by physicians and engineers from Massachusetts General Hospital that is developing open source, low cost medical devices for low resource settings.


Africa Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM) is a multinational professional organization with 2000 members in 26 countries. AFEM has a proven track record of amplifying the effectiveness of frontline programs through its on the ground network of physicians, nurses and paramedics.

VentureWell is a nonprofit organization that supports early-stage innovators, their ventures, and the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems that are critical to their success