The Seattle investment firm heretofore has focused most of its efforts on Asia. The Nairobi clinic and diagnostic center offers services that run the gamut of medical care.

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Columbia Pacific Management, a Seattle-based investment firm that runs health-care facilities in various countries, has expanded to Africa.

Under the new Columbia Africa brand, the company opened its first clinic in Nairobi, Kenya, this week.

The 5,300-square-foot clinic and diagnostic center offers services in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, general surgery, orthopedics, opthalmology and dental care, according to a news release.

The facility will also offer “telemedicine” to allow patients to consult with specialists at hospitals in Asia run by sister company Columbia Asia.

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Columbia Pacific was founded by Dan Baty, who also co-founded the Emeritus chain of senior-living facilities in the U.S., which was sold in 2014.

The investment firm has so far focused most of its efforts on Asia, where it operates hospitals, clinics and/or senior housing in countries including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

It sees opportunity in these countries, which have aging populations, rapidly rising middle- and upper-class populations, and an under-supply of higher quality health-care and senior-care facilities, according to the company.