Our Mission: 
To Scale Patient-Centered Healthcare for Everyone

Too many people see their hard-earned progress undermined by preventable or treatable health issues.

We believe everyone should be able to afford the kind of care that delivers healthier, more secure, and happier lives.

Antara's mission is to scale patient-centered healthcare for everyone. As healthcare professionals living and working in Africa, our families are here, just like yours.

Our team has deep experience in technology, health financing, and care delivery. We came together with a common commitment to make high quality healthcare accessible around the world. As healthcare professionals living and working in Africa, our families are here, just like yours.

Kuang Chen, PhD
Kuang Chen, PhD

Co-Founder, Technology

Kuang brings executive and startup experience as the founder and former CEO of Captricity/Vidado, which developed the first artificial intelligence capable of reading written text more accurately than humans. Kuang's work is inspired by graduate field work in Uganda and Tanzania, where the dearth of digitized records was a constant challenge to delivering effective healthcare.

Kuang holds a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and was named a Humanitarian in MIT Technology Review’s 35 under 35.

Kebba Jobarteh, MD, MPH
Kebba Jobarteh, MD, MPH

Co-Founder & CEO, Clinical

Kebba is a pediatrician with many years’ experience designing, implementing and scaling up public health programs in emerging markets. He launched and pushed the boundaries of large national health programs in Malawi and Mozambique.

Kebba was born in Kenya to a Gambian father and Argentine mother. He has an MD from Yale Medical School, an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and an AB in Politics from Princeton University. Kebba is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

Nthenya Mule
Nthenya Mule

Co-Founder, Operations

Nthenya brings extensive experience in healthcare and finance in Kenya and abroad. She has served as the Head of Finance at Avenue Healthcare, Head of Business Development for the Chandler Corporation's East Africa Division, and Founding Director of the Acumen Fund's East Africa office.

Nthenya has a Masters in International Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in Economics from Grinnell College. She is fluent in English, Kiswahili and Kikamba, and is proficient in French and Kikuyu.

Peter Park
Peter Park

Co-Founder, Product

Peter is a Y-Combinator backed entrepreneur whose former company ConnectHealth built the foundation of Antara’s digital healthcare tools. Prior, Peter  worked for over 10 years in health systems operations, including launching several country-wide programs in Kenya while working with AMPATH, the largest HIV/AIDS treatment program in Kenya. where he used mobile technologies and behavioral incentives to drive insurance adoption for low-income consumers in Kenya.

Peter holds an MBA from Harvard, and BA from Middlebury.

Our core values.

01

Patients first.

Esse audiam assentior pri in, ius probatus singulis ne. Exerci fastidii duo ex, ex quo unum senserit.

02

In it together.

Esse audiam assentior pri in, ius probatus singulis ne. Exerci fastidii duo ex, ex quo unum senserit.

03

Data over intuition.

Esse audiam assentior pri in, ius probatus singulis ne. Exerci fastidii duo ex, ex quo unum senserit.