The Gauteng Province and GE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on projects in the key economic sectors of Energy and Healthcare.
The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has selected GE Healthcare, a global provider of transformational medical technologies and services, as a long-term partner to revitalize healthcare infrastructure in the Northern States.
[South Africa] The Novartis Foundation partners with University of Basel to launch healthy schools for healthy communities
The Novartis Foundation, the University of Basel, together with other partners have launched Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities.
Rx Healthcare Fund, an Africa-focused healthcare private equity fund currently under establishment, has announced that GE Healthcare is set to become an anchor limited partner in Rx.
Sixteen learners have received $12,000 in scholarship prize money courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive. The money will go towards tuition fees, stationery and textbooks in all schooling phases for the children of ages seven to 18 years.
RESTANCE, Inc has announced a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the Company's East African Economic Development Strategy.
Egypt and the United States have signed new bilateral assistance agreements and amendments worth over $100 million that support the Government of Egypt's economic reforms, Sustainable Development Plan 2030, and private sector led growth and job creation.
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green has announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative , led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will launch new country programs.
[South Africa] Aspen Pharmacare achieves global first in tax transparency with Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings, the largest pharmaceutical company listed on the JSE has selected the Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud solution to report tax timely and accurately, to be compliant with the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Country by Country reporting.
Private Sector Health Partnership Kenya has announced a new multiyear Masterplan, new investments and new membership.
Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.
South African financial services group Discovery has outlined the growth in scale and impact of its Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model.
Ascendis Health has reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645 million for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions in Europe during the year.
South African consumers continue to pay more for medication long past the expiry of a patent, as a result of the increasing occurrence of pseudo-generics in the South African pharma marketplace.
Immune Therapeutics, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company has entered into an agreement with Kenya-based Omaera Pharmaceuticals for the sale and distribution of Lodonal™, valued at a minimum of $31 million in revenues over three years.
Merck Foundation commits to long term partnership with Government of Uganda in building healthcare capacity
Merck Foundation, a non-profit organization, and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA underscored their commitment to long term partnership with Government of Uganda to build healthcare capacity with special focus on diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, infertility and cancer.
BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa, with offices in Nairobi, Lagos, and London, has announced Greycroft as its lead investor in a follow-up to its Series A funding round.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has requested a deeper collaboration with India in the area of expertise and state-of-the-art medical equipment to revitalize its 52 clinics across the country.
Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.
Bill Gates has announced a $15 million investment to help digitize Tanzania's health information systems and improve health data in the country.
L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a global pharmaceutical company with a mission to discover, develop and commercialize innovative and safe therapies for cancer has announced the establishment of L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd.
Issues related to mental health, including depression, in the workplace have not always garnered the necessary sympathy or response from employers compared to physical issues, but this is changing.
The MTN Foundation, first corporate foundation created in Cameroon, announces the launching of a campaign to treat obstetrical fistula in the Greater North of Cameroon.
Brenda Achere is Engagement Manager for Africa at MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital health solution headquartered in The Netherlands.
The chairman, Senate committee on Health Sen. Lanre Tejuoso says the Senate is reviewing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act to make healthcare delivery affordable in the country.
Damian Avar is a medical doctor, social entrepreneur and health business consultant. He founded DoctorsHub Nigeria, a digital-based, simplfied platform to access medical consultation for Nigerians.
Afreximbank, Kings College Hospital enter agreement with Health Ministry for Healthcare Centre of Excellence in Nigeria
The African Export-Import Bank, Kings College Hospital, London, and the Nigerian Ministry of Health have entered into an MOU to collaborate in developing a centre of excellence for healthcare in Nigeria.
Merck Foundation will focus on providing one year and two years surgical and paediatric oncology fellowship program in India, Europe and University of Nairobi for Tanzanian doctors to improve the cancer care in the country.
A beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, Alternative Waste Technologies, Kenya has, in the two years since its inception, made significant leaps in energy production and environmental conservation.
Resolution Insurance has chosen global insurance technology specialist SSP to provide a new, robust, flexible IT system to underpin its expansion plans.
Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company delivers nine containers of medical materials to six African countries
Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company in partnership with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and Medshare have donated medical materials worth $1.8m to six of the 13 countries were Equatorial Coca-Cola operates.
World Organization for Animal Health approves South Africa developed diagnostic test for African horse sickness
The World Organisation for Animal Health has approved a South African developed diagnostic test for African horse sickness (AHS), a potentially deadly horse disease.
[Kenya] Kabarak University partners with General Electric Healthcare to develop $450m medical campus
Kabarak University is partnering with international organizations to develop a 500-bed, state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary tertiary hospital to be located in Kabarak, Nakuru County.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced an investment of $4.5 million in the Medical Credit Fund, part of the PharmAccess Group, to increase access to quality healthcare in Africa.
VLCC, a leader in slimming and beauty across Middle East and Africa,has announced the launch of a 45-day-long initiative titled ‘Festival Of Beauty’ starting from June 10 until July 15.
Bamburi Cement has announced that it will cater for the full cost of medical insurance for its retailers. The initiative, dubbed Afya ya NGUVU, is aimed at rewarding retailers' loyalty.
Ascendis Health recently declared the acquisitions of Sunwave Pharma SRL and NHP Natural Health Pharma unconditional, together with Cipla Agrimed Proprietary and Cipla Vet Proprietary.