CribMD acquires Charisland Pharmaceuticals to facilitate enhanced drug deliveries

NIGERIA – CribMD, a Nigerian healthtech startup, has announced its acquisition of Charisland Pharmaceuticals Group to ensure fast and efficient drug deliveries to its customers across Nigeria. Charisland Pharmaceuticals Group was founded nine years ago and has a presence in major Nigerian cities. With the Group’s decision to exit the Nigerian market and expand into Canada, CribMD’s acquisition of the pharmaceutical chain, as opposed to building a solution in-house, will see it leverage the company’s vast network of pharmacies to deliver drugs faster to their subscribers. The acquisition comes on…

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E-health startup CribMD raises US$2.6m seed round for its expansion plan

NIGERIA – CribMD, an e-health startup which describes itself as “Uber for doctors”, has raised a US$2.6 million seed round from US accelerator Sputnik ATX and The Guardian Nigerian, as it looks to expand upon its initial traction. Launched in June 2020, CribMD connects users with doctors for house calls and telemedicine services via its on-demand platform, allowing them to schedule appointments from the comfort and safety of their home, on their own schedule. “We’re revolutionising each and every step of the care process, from affordability, patient-provider matching, to billing, to health…

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