- Private equity firm TVM Capital Healthcare and the Kozyavkin Medical Group are partnering and investing in a Joint Venture
- The new company Vivus Medical Rehabilitation Company Ltd. will bring The Kozyavkin Method – a specialized intensive rehabilitation program for patients with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and other disorders of the central nervous system (CNS) – to international markets across the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America
May 3, 2019, Truskavets, Ukraine/Dubai, UAE – Specialist international private equity firm TVM Capital Healthcare has signed a cooperation agreement with Kozyavkin Medical Group, which includes Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic in Truskavets (Ukraine) to launch a business which will deliver specialist health treatment to patients with CP and other disorders of the CNS to selected markets across the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. The investor syndicate led by TVM Capital Healthcare will be holding a majority share in the business for the start-up investment. The new business, named Vivus Medical Rehabilitation Company Ltd., will make the Kozyavkin Method (Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System, INRS) accessible to more patients around the world.
The Kozyavkin Method was created by Professor Volodymyr Kozyavkin more than 30 years ago in Ukraine and has received inclusion in the encyclopedic edition of child orthopaedics as one of the four most effective approaches to the rehabilitation of patients suffering from CP and other CNS disorders. The treatment method is recognized by the European Medical Association (EMA); more than 70,000 patients have been treated at medical institutions in Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and Cyprus, including around 17,000 from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, the USA.
The agreement was signed by Prof. Dr. Volodymyr Kozyavkin, General Director of the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic and Dr. Helmut Schuehsler, CEO and Chairman of TVM Capital Healthcare on May 3rd at the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic in Truskavets, Ukraine.
Dr. Helmut Schuehsler, CEO and Chairman of TVM Capital Healthcare comments: “As a healthcare private equity investor we are dedicated to making high-quality healthcare services more accessible to patients worldwide. Our portfolio company, Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, has been cooperating with the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic and is already successfully offering the method to patients in the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. With this Joint Venture, we plan to grow this method globally. We are very much looking forward to working with Professor Kozyavkin and his team to help more patients benefit from their immense medical and clinical expertise.”
Professor Volodymyr Kozyavkin, General Director of the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic (part of Kozyavkin Medical Group) said: “We are proud to have won an internationally renowned and experienced healthcare investor who is supporting our innovative method of treating patients with Cerebral Palsy. We are very much looking forward to cooperating with the team of TVM Capital Healthcare to make this method available for patients worldwide.
About Prof. Dr. Volodymyr Kozyavkin
Volodymyr Kozyavkin – General Director of the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic, Corresponding member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor at the Department of Rehabilitation of the P. Shupik National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Hero of Ukraine, Honored Scientist and Technician of Ukraine, and Laureate of the State Award of Ukraine. Volodymyr Kozyavkin is the author of fundamentally new technology for patients with Cerebral Palsy – the Intensive Neurophysiological Rehabilitation System, known worldwide as the Kozyavkin Method. By stimulating compensatory abilities in the child’s body and activating the plasticity of the brain, this system creates a new functional state in the child’s body, which opens up greater opportunities for the child to develop its motor and mental capacities more rapidly. Volodymyr Kozyavkin is a renowned scientist and researcher, and a specialist in neurology and rehabilitation. Created under his management, the Truskavets school of rehabilitation is famous not only in Ukraine but also in many other countries. He has written over 150 articles and seven books. He also leads a research team, which is closely associated with the treatment process and is focused on the creative development of and improvements in the actual rehabilitation system.
About the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic
Established in 2003 in Truskavets (Ukraine), the Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic is the Ukrainian leading rehabilitation clinic treating patients with different neurological disorders, including cerebral palsy, scoliosis, sequelae of cerebrovascular disease, craniocerebral trauma, motor developmental delay in children, etc.
Kozyavkin International Rehabilitation Clinic in Truskavets has more than 15 years of practical experience in treating patients with the help of a unique treatment method created by Professor Volodymyr Kozyavkin. Each year thousands of patients, both children and adults, undergo here intensive and complex neuro-rehabilitation.
Treatment at Clinic meets the best international standards, and a dedicated and highly experienced team of doctors constantly aims at achieving the best possible results. Numerous certificates and quality assurance standards confirm the quality of treatment: ISO 9001:2015 International Standard, the International Quality Crown Award, the award for Best Medical Practice by the European Medical Association.