The Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo on an official visit to the Inovie Group

Dr. Jean-Jacques Mbungani Mbanda, Minister of Public Health, Hygiene and Prevention of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was on an official visit to the Inovie Group for 3 days.

INOVIE (Group) and its subsidiary INOVIE AFRICA RDC have the mission to develop medical biology in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to ensure an optimal care pathway for local patients.

Their mission materializes by the upcoming opening of a cutting-edge Technical Platform in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC, which will be the largest Technical Platform in Central and West Africa.
The management of the laboratory will be based on the implementation of the quality management recommended by the ISO 15189 standards.

Dr. Mbungani Mbanda and his teams did the honor of visiting the INOVIE and INOVIE AFRICA teams to visit the technical facilities in Montpellier and discuss health issues in the DRC. This stay made it possible to strengthen warm ties and a common dynamic to improve access to reliable, rapid and quality medical diagnosis in the DRC.

Michaël Delafosse, the Mayor of Montpellier welcomed the Minister to share their perception of the cooperation of France and the DRC in the health innovation.

All the teams of INOVIE and INOVIE AFRICA RDC thank the Minister and his delegation for their presence and for the high quality of the exchanges:

Thomas Hottier

General Director Inovie Group

« Thank you Minister, Dr. Jean-Jacques Mbungani for visiting our facilities, for our instructive and constructive exchanges, and for presenting your ambitious and essential health projects such as universal health coverage.
We are delighted to participate in the concrete realization of these.

Inovie Africa Foundation

Inovie Group has created the Inovie Africa Foundation to make diagnosis more accessible to patients in Middle East and Africa, regions where the company is mainly activating. Their conviction is that the creation of a virtuous circle at the level of medical diagnosis will contribute to more optimal management of the patient during his care.

Their missions :

  • improving access to training and increasing skills through scholarship programs and access to their last-generation technical platforms alongside the best specialists in their Group
  • networking with leading international experts
  • the establishment of assistance and entrepreneurship programs for young biologists

The Inovie Group

Created in 2010, the INOVIE Group, a member of the French Healthcare Association, is a major player in diagnostics representing 18% of private medical biology activity in mainland France and the overseas territories, and is also present internationally with laboratories in Lebanon, Morocco, Ivory Coast, and Cameroon. The INOVIE Group is made up of more than 530 local laboratory sites and more than 55 high-performance technical platforms, spread over 21 subsidiaries called LBM (LBM: Multi-site Biology Laboratories). With roots in 7 major regions of France, INOVIE’s 550 medical biologists and 6,500 employees treat more than 70,000 patients a day.

The mission of the INOVIE Group is to support and advise the patient throughout his care journey, to maintain and develop local medical biology with as many people as possible thanks to its large territorial network, but also to offer medical communities a service of excellence and innovation to participate in 100% of medical diagnostics tomorrow.

Partner of many clubs, federations, and high-level sports teams for many years, the Inovie Group also provides offers of innovative biology in sports biology.