Who we are

AfroCentric is a black-owned JSE-listed investment holding company providing services and products to the healthcare sector. The Group was founded in 2008 on the core philosophy of promoting transformation and empowerment.

What we do

Our business is focused on making a sustainable impact in the area we know best - healthcare. Through our operating subsidiaries, we increase access to sustainable, affordable and quality healthcare by providing health administration, health-risk management and a range of complementary solutions across the healthcare value chain to our medical scheme clients and their members. A primary lever in our strategy is to reduce the cost of healthcare.

Our purpose   Our vision   Our mission   Our values
Enhancing quality of life   Transforming healthcare   To innovate a new integrated model of sustainable healthcare that measurably improves access to quality healthcare  
  • Act with integrity and trust
  • Go the extra mile
  • Cultivate uniqueness
  • Thrive together
  • Make a positive difference
Executed through our strategy

To expand and diversify AfroCentric's presence in the broader healthcare industry to achieve our ultimate goal of transforming healthcare.

For more information, please see CEO's review.


Where we operate

We operate in six Southern African countries through the following companies:

1. South Africa 2. Namibia
  Medscheme South Africa   Medscheme Namibia
Aid for AIDS    
AfroCentric Health Solutions 3. Botswana
Pharmacy Direct   Associated Fund Administrators
Activo Health 4. Zimbabwe
Scriptpharm Risk Management   Medscheme Zimbabwe
MMed Distribution    
Allegra 5. Eswatini
AfroCentric Technologies   Medscheme Administrators Eswatini
EssentialMed   Medscheme Health Insurance Eswatini
Wellness Odyssey 6. Mauritius
The Cheese Has Moved   Medscheme Mauritius
AfroCentric Distribution Services   Medscheme International
AfroCentric Integrated Corporate Solutions    
DENIS (effective from 1 October 2020)