Of all types of Indian healthcare operators none have been as successful in Africa as Dr Agarwal, India’s second largest eye care chain. In just five years, it has grown its African business from nothing to 30-35% of sales. So far, it has 15 clinics in Mozambique, Nigeria, Madagascar, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, the Seychelles and Mauritius, but it plans to open six this year and to have 40 by 2020. We talk to Dr Agarwal’s CEO S. Rajagopalan.
February 29, 2016