Founded by Dr. Walter Ward (founder of Medicross group of 80 clinics in South Africa) and Captain Daniel Sabwelera, Advance Medicines bring modern healthcare clinics, medical equipment and supplies to Africa.
“Our vision is to be the leading provider of modern healthcare services and products in Africa.”
CHIEF OPERATIONAL OFFICER – Dr. Walter Ward
Dr. Walter Ward is a well known and successful Medical Doctor and Businessman from Johannesburg. He has 4 degrees which include Bachelor of Surgery (University of Witwatersrand), Bachelor Medicine (University of Witwatersrand), Master of Business Administration (University of Witwatersrand) and Advanced Management Program (Princeton University, United States).
After working in SA as a Medical Doctor, Dr. Ward moved to New Jersey (USA) and headed up Research and development for Bristol Squibb in Princeton. He then returned to South Africa to become the Founder and CEO of the Medicross group of over 55 clinics that he developed around SA, which revolutionised the delivery of medical care in South Africa and exceeded international standards. Combined with integrated Health Care Delivery this was a world first and was nominated for business of the year. Dr. Ward is currently in the final throws of developing the 2nd generation of Medical Centres throughout Africa which is a modern, highly efficient and much improved new up to date model of Health Care Delivery from his previous work.
Dr. Ward has done a number of other successful projects including developing a large retirement village in Twane, working with BMW to provide the leather for their car seats worldwide (CEO South African Tanneries), and writing the Bridgeway Business Model which specialised in the velocity of money in business cycles creating huge competitive advantage in structured finance as far as capital efficiency, working capital and taxation in corporates are concerned. The concept was also nominated for Business of the Year in 2006.
From his humble beginnings in a small town in the Freestate growing up in a poor family, Dr. Ward contributes his many successes to his basic beliefs taught by his parents which is his belief in always being truthful, always doing your best and living with God in your heart.
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAIN – Captain Daniel Sabwelera
Captain Daniel Sabwelera is a well-known businessman and Ocean Economy consultant with various governments in Africa, including South Africa, Seychelles, Guinea, Egypt among many others.
A graduate of the University of Plymouth Institute of Maritime Studies in the South West of England, and Alumni of Chancellor College, The University of Malawi and University of Kwazulu-Natal, Captain Daniel Sabwelera is one of the few, fellow of the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION, a specialised agency of the UNITED NATIONS responsible for International shipping. He has served in various capacities in Maritime Administration positions both within and
out of the African Continent and Europe including academia at the Durban University of Technology as head of Maritime Studies Department. He doubles as founder and Executive Chairman of AMC Group of Clinics.
In collaboration with Nabutorque
In keeping with Captain Daniel Sabwelera’s linkages and extensive network in Africa Nabutorque (Pty) Ltd www.nabutorque.com is strategically positioned as the managing company of AMC group of modern clinics to be rolled out in all the major cities on the African continent.