A PREMIUM TIMES investigation had revealed how some Nigerian medical diagnostic companies are colluding with doctors and hospitals to scam Nigerians through a referral kickbacks scheme, making healthcare provision expensive and ineffective.
Me Cure Healthcare Limited is a family-owned business principally run by father, Samir Udani, and son, Arjun Udani. The senior Mr Udani is a chemist and food scientist with over 35 years experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare supplies and manufacturing industry.
Mr Udani founded Me Cure in 2005 and the company has since grown to be one of the popular healthcare providers in the country. In 2009, he was awarded the Healthcare Businessman of the Year in Nigeria.
But Arjun, a Stanford University-trained project manager, runs the family business. As executive director of Me Cure, he directly…