Financing for a healthier Africa

Our innovation could save lives and avoid health complications for the over 500 million Africans who forgo medical treatment due to financial concerns.

Unisurgry MedLoans is a community-based healthcare-focused lending platform that leverages mobile money technology. We leverage mobile money technology to assess risk and disburse instant loans for medical expenses.

Our Partners

The project team is currently engaging the following partners

First 3 Hospital Partners for Soft Launch

Largest 3 Hospitals in Ghana with combined c.3,000 beds – KorleBu Hospital, 37 Military Hospital, and Ridge Hospital


Bank Partner: Disbursement of loans

Leading pan-African Bank – Absa Group Limited (Former Barclays Africa Group)


Telco Partner: Mobile Money Platform Provider MTN

Largest Mobile Network Operator in Ghana & Africa


Our Team

Our team has the experience and competency to execute on the ground


The co-founders have strong management and leadership expertise across industries. Together they worked as CEO & deputy CEO when they franchised leading global retailer MINISO into Ghana

Michael Edinam Akpakli

Title|Co-founder & CEO
Education|INSEAD MBA

Edinam has expertise in financial markets, consumer goods and consulting.

He has served as project executive on a $120million Accra cable car PPP project between the government of Ghana and a private proponent. He led teams from the Ministry of Transport (government), Ministry of Finance (also government$, cable car company (POMA Group) and a multitude of partners including lawyers, architects, civil works experts, etc.

As FX Trader at Barclays, covering Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria & Zambia, Edinam built and run the trading desk’s ~$60million+ FX Swap & Forwards portfolio, and consistently exceeded revenue targets for the FX trading desk. He was one of the top 3 selected selected bankers on the Barclays Africa leadership program from Ghana.

As Head of Operations and Senior Consultant at renowned Africa-focused advisory firm Konfidants, Edinam delivered technical and market studies on a c. 20acre real estate project worth over $150mn between a major private developer with the Government of Ghana.

Most recently, Edinam, was the CEO of MINISO Ghana, an organization he built from the ground up, setting strategic direction and leading implementation to establish MINISO as one of the most popular retail brands in Ghana.


Title|Co-founder & COO

Shin Chen is a serial entrepreneur who has extensive experience in Shipping & Logistics, retail, and technology.

She previously served as the Area Trade Lane Manager for A.P Moller Maersk Ghana, where she oversaw the trade lane and logistics business between China and six West African nations, namely Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Senegal, and Mauritania. Shin facilitated logistics operations and freight-forwarding tasks for large-scale infrastructural projects worth a combined USD 1.5 billion in the region.

As the Co-Founder and Deputy CEO at Miniso Ghana, she conceptualized the franchise opportunity and secured a USD 1.5 million investment for a Miniso franchise in Ghana. In addition, she launched the Taiwan office of an L.A.-based VR start-up, serving as the Head of Taiwan. There, she led a cross-functional team to develop 360° VR tours that helped clients enhance their brand images for a diverse online audience.

Shin co-founded SHED management services, a company that provides guidance to Asian businesses seeking growth opportunities in Africa’s market. She also connects African SMEs to appropriate tech partnerships in Asia. As a member of the Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Africa (WELA) program at CEIBS, Shin has access to the CEIBS Alumni network in Ghana and China.

Other critical team members


Education|CA; MBA, Uni. Of Ghana

A chartered accountant with 10 years of experience in senior finance roles. CFO at Bidi Group (Major Players in Oil & Gas in Ghana


Title|Product Advisor

Experienced fintech executive who has served as Country Head of JUMO.WORLD where he launched 3 digital loan products which cumulatively achieved 335million USSD hits, 46million+ loans and $2billion+ disbursements

Amba Yamoah

Title|Healthcare Advisor
Education|Imperial College Business School – International Health Management

Medical practitioner with experience in healthcare management & innovation
Current: Medical Officer at International SOS


UniSurgery Medloan

Management Services

Edinam Akpakli Co-founder & CEO

Shin Chen Co-founder & COO


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