OPIC 2015 Impact Awards Recognize Excellence in International Development

May 20, 2015
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May 20th, 2015 – Washington DC – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, today presented awards recognizing exceptional achievement in international private-sector development in a ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

When the West African nation of Ghana sought to modernize its far-flung medical system, an affiliate of IBT Group made it happen with a $250 million investment.

IBT Group affiliate Belstar Development LLC funded the project, that creates 80 mobile medical clinics, 20 refrigerated vans, backup generators, up-to-date equipment and systematic training to expand access to health care, improve disease prevention and early diagnosis and reach more people in rural areas.

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