21 March 2017 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
ICCO Netherlands invests in VIVO Healthcare
As a leading healthcare training and education company, VIVO Healthcare will be receiving investment from the investment arm of Netherlands-based ICCO Cooperation. ICCO Cooperation is a global, non-governmental organization.
VIVO plans to expand into various emerging markets with the purpose of training large number of healthcare workers.
Previously, Springboard Ventures, a unit of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. had also invested with VIVO. With ICCO now joining in, many new growth avenues are expected for VIVO.
With this step taken, ICCO investments makes its way into the healthcare and education domain in South and Central Asia.
The sole priority at VIVO is to maintain a strong platform for creating an impact in the healthcare ecosystem, for skill development and job creation. The company comprises of highly trained paramedics, technicians and allied health workers. There are currently more than 60 training centres in 13 states across India, with over 250 healthcare organizations hire healthcare personnel from VIVO.
The company has provision for organizing up-skilling programs for doctors and nurses. Health and safety and first responder programs for schools, corporates, and public sector organizations are also taken care of by VIVO.