Hilt Tatum IV, president and CEO of iPoint Capital Partners in Panama City, Panama, has been involved in the strategic investment of private equity for nearly a decade. A longtime supporter of Save the Children, Hilt Tatum IV lends his help to the organization’s international efforts to assist areas affected by disasters and war.
Since the initial outbreak of Ebola throughout West Africa--the largest and most serious since the discovery of the disease in 1976--Save the Children has maintained a presence in the most heavily affected areas. To date, the disease has claimed more than 5,000 lives with a 70% mortality rate, crippling several healthcare facilities and leaving countless families with little support.
As part of its most recent efforts to combat the stigma of Ebola illness and provide a basic level of triage and care, Save the Children unveiled its first Community Care Center (CCC) in Liberia--the first of ten facilities planned for construction. Designed as a community-based approach to providing rapid treatment and screenings for Ebola Treatment Units, the CCC is part of a national effort to aid ravaged communities and reopen healthcare centers. To join Save the Children’s efforts against Ebola, visit www.savethechildren.net/ebola/fundraising.
Hilt Tatum is CEO of Oxford Consulting Group - International business consulting