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UN agencies, partners to firm-up common support programme for Central Africa
15-11-2018 | 10:56:16
Representatives and experts of UN bodies, ECCAS General Secretariat and CEMAC Commission are set to meet in Gabon this month to re calibrate their efforts at delivering support for the sustainable development in Central Africa.
[Startup Interview] Musawa Mukupa, Founder, Health Literacy Zambia
15-11-2018 | 06:43:38
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
Health Ministry, Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Of Kenya and Safaricom partner for NCD Information Platform
14-11-2018 | 10:17:27
Kenyans can now access information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’.
Johnson & Johnson Launches Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0
08-11-2018 | 10:35:42
Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, a continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities.
[Kenya] General Electric trains radiology professionals on latest medical imaging technologies
07-11-2018 | 09:20:00
GE Healthcare has conducted a series of educational sessions in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania targeting radiologists and radiographers. The educational sessions, which were attended by more than 100 healthcare practitioners, introduced participants to the latest techniques and technologies on medical imaging.
Ecobank Academy launches programme to improve Africa’s health systems
07-11-2018 | 06:56:17
Ecobank Academy, a corporate university of independent pan-African banking group in collaboration with Ecobank Foundation, has launched an innovative development programme aimed at improving Africa’s health systems.
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF renew commitment to strengthening PHC
06-11-2018 | 10:46:00
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF held a parallel session on strengthening community platforms for Primary Health Care (PHC), during the 2nd International Conference on Maternal, New-born and Child Health in Africa, convened by the African Union Commission.
Nestlé, Tembo Education bet on Whatsapp to drive nutritional awareness in East Africa
06-11-2018 | 08:52:49
Food and drink company Nestlé has partnered with early education social enterprise Tembo Education to deliver customized, nutrition-based curriculums to families across Kenya, through SMS and WhatsApp messages.
[Nigeria] Africa urged to put education and poverty at the center of development
01-11-2018 | 11:36:00
One of Nigeria’s foremost traditional rulers has challenged Africans and development experts to rethink development financing to reach the poorest communities on the continent, to give them access to markets, education and healthcare.
E-health startup REMA wins Abidjan round of Seedstars
31-10-2018 | 09:49:00
Collaborative medicine platform REMA has been named the winner of the Cameroon round of Seedstars World. The startup will now represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD one million in equity investment and other prizes.
IMF completes program review mission to Benin
30-10-2018 | 13:44:00
A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its October visit in Cotonou, Benin. The visit was to hold discussions on the third review of the three-year economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement with the Republic of Benin.
Tunisia's Economic Outlook in 4 Charts, study
23-10-2018 | 12:57:00
Due to an exceptional harvest and tourist arrivals that reached levels last seen in 2010, GDP growth in Tunisia have accelerated in the second quarter of 2018 to 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the first quarter.
[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs
19-10-2018 | 08:42:00
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.
EU, Bill & Melinda partner to support health services in Africa
19-10-2018 | 08:41:50
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute €54 million, $62.5 million, to EU efforts to strengthen diagnostic health services in Sub-Saharan Africa under the External Investment Plan.
MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery
17-10-2018 | 04:06:37
Kenya’s leading e-health platform, MYDAWA, has signed a partnership deal with iPay Limited, an innovative payment processing solution and payment gateway for Africa.
Why China attracts Africa
16-10-2018 | 08:45:00
The African Agenda 2063 is a well spelt out strategic framework for the socioeconomic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years. China’s President XI Jinping has characterized china’s development agenda in Africa as a win-win deal for its aspirations to become the global trade leader.
Technology to monitor Malaria in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia
12-10-2018 | 13:10:00
Starschema Ltd., a big data company in Hungary, and PATH, a global organisation that works to accelerate health equity, have launched a software integration that will enable health workers to easily and securely access data visualizations.
[Kenya] GE Healthcare, SORK in deal to enhance radiography training
12-10-2018 | 11:25:00
GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) have announced a 2-year partnership to train a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest medical imaging technologies and techniques.
[Nigeria Business Week] Calling for free-trade, efficient energy
11-10-2018 | 12:34:00
The possibility of free trade within Africa is an ongoing one, to which several African countries have pledged their support and signed their agreements. Though Nigeria has shown caution in joining The Agreement, its one champion is Aliko Dangote, Nigerian industrialist and wealthiest African.
Avon HMO, Piggybank.ng partner to better healthcare access in Nigeria
08-10-2018 | 11:24:00
With less than five per cent of the Nigerian population under any sort of healthcare cover, Piggybank.NG and Avon Healthcare have signed a strategic partnership to provide health insurance plans to Nigerian users with flexible monthly payments.
[Kenya Business Week] Renewed onslaught on fake news
05-10-2018 | 08:32:33
With Kenya having experienced proliferation of online news channels occasioned by an impressive penetration of the internet and a critical mass of consumers with an insatiable appetite for breaking news, truth and fact have been the latest casualties.
ASCM awarded grant to improve public health supply chains in Africa
05-10-2018 | 06:33:42
The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) has announced that it is the recipient of a three-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Amref Health Africa partners with ASIL to scale up blood in Kenya
04-10-2018 | 10:59:01
Amref Health Africa and a technology solutions firm in Kenya AISL, have partnered to scale up blood availability in hospitals through a Blood Services Information Management System dubbed Damu – Sasa.
AfDB approves $50m facility to support Nigeria’s rural population
28-09-2018 | 06:05:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors.
[Egypt] Ibnsina Pharma adopts Infor systems to streamline operations
27-09-2018 | 07:24:04
Infor, a provider of industry-specific cloud applications, has announced that Ibnsina Pharma, one of Egypt's largest distributors of pharmaceutical products, has invested in Infor EAM warehouse management system.
Frost & Sullivan expands to West and North Africa
26-09-2018 | 11:01:16
Frost & Sullivan, a global growth advisory and market intelligence firm, has opened offices in North and West Africa to help Africa grow.
Amref signs MoU with Aga Khan Foundation East Africa
24-09-2018 | 06:50:00
Amref Health Africa through the Institute of Capacity Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Aga Khan Foundation East Africa.
UNIDO and Switzerland launch quality & standards programme in SA
20-09-2018 | 07:05:25
The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, UNIDO and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs have signed a €1.38 million project to support South Africa improve the international competitiveness of indigenous essential and vegetable oils.
[Nigeria] Aster DM Healthcare partners with Afe Babalola University
17-09-2018 | 09:33:00
Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare services provider in Asia, has entered into a partnership agreement with a leading university hospital in Nigeria.
The Carlyle Group completes acquisition of Abacus in East Africa
17-09-2018 | 09:32:00
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in AK Life Sciences, Abacus, a pharmaceutical company in East Africa.
Philips launches first app based portable ultrasound system in Africa
14-09-2018 | 13:12:00
Philips Africa has announced the introduction of Lumify, its first App-Based ultrasound system that will extend the reach of ultrasound applications to a broader network of healthcare providers using mobile technology.
OFID funding supports development in three African countries
04-09-2018 | 07:32:36
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has signed public sector loan agreements totaling to US$37.5 million with Guinea Bissau, Burundi and Uganda to support socio-economic development and living standards in the African continent.
[Kenya] Oserian expands key amenities as industrial park takes shape
31-08-2018 | 14:04:00
One of Kenya’s largest grower and exporter of cut flowers, Oserian Development Company has embarked on an elaborate expansion of its key facilities as it seeks to tap into its newly launched industrial park.
[Kenya] USTDA expands partnership creating U.S. business opportunities
30-08-2018 | 08:01:00
USTDA’s Director of Congressional and Public Affairs, Thomas R. Hardy, joined President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya at a round table discussion with U.S. businesses.
Kenya Power commits to provide reliable energy as part of big 4 agenda
20-08-2018 | 10:06:00
Kenya Power has reiterated its commitment to provide affordable and reliable energy to manufacturers and its other customers to support the government’s Big 4 Agenda.
[Survey] Mental Health Knowledge in Africa
16-08-2018 | 15:19:00
In June 2018, the World Health Organization has released a global manual which aim is to help physicians and mental health professionals to diagnose physical and mental health conditions
Afreximbank supports development of Africa’s pharmaceutical industry
09-08-2018 | 07:28:30
The African countries should develop manufacturing capabilities in pharmaceuticals and reduce the level of import of equipment and medicines in order to conserve foreign exchange.
[Kenya Business Week] Power clinics prove customer is king
03-08-2018 | 10:49:00
An increasingly disenfranchised customer base that has now been empowered by technology to voice their complaints on poor service delivery is inspiring companies to find innovative way of reaching out to clients.
In Reach Africa initiative set to address human and animal healthcare
03-08-2018 | 06:21:00
Boehringer Ingelheim, a global pharmaceutical company has announced the launch of the ‘In Reach Africa’ program, an initiative aimed at facilitating quality and innovative human and animal healthcare.
[Zimbabwe] Potraz launches Telemedicine pilot project
02-08-2018 | 08:47:00
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has launched a telemedicine pilot project in Manicaland.
[Kenya] Pandya Hospital automates operations with Sap Business One
01-08-2018 | 13:07:00
Hospitals across the continent are confronted with challenges brought by technological disruption and increased demands.
[Nigeria] SmilePass partners with Kwara State for ‘selfie healthcare'
16-07-2018 | 11:49:42
Biometrics platform SmilePass have partnered with Kwara State in Nigeria to launch a Universal Health Insurance Program that will bring primary medical care to the rural state’s 3 million citizens at the flash of a face.
Vivo Energy Uganda and GoodLife Pharmacy enter into partnership
09-07-2018 | 11:18:00
In order to significantly widen the access to world class pharmacy and health hub (wellness centre) services to Ugandans, Vivo Energy Uganda has signed a partnership agreement with GoodLife Pharmacy.
GE, Lagos State Government sign agreement on power, skills development
05-07-2018 | 14:10:19
GE, the world’s premier digital industrial company and the Lagos State Government have agreed to pool their resources for the development of critical infrastructure in the state in the areas of Power, Healthcare and Skills Development.
Kenya, US ink deals worth $100 million
29-06-2018 | 11:18:00
Kenya Government officials led by President Uhuru Kenyatta have negotiated deals worth 1$00 million at the US-Kenya conference in Nairobi.
Africa healthcare sector valued at $35b in 2016, Goldstein Research
28-06-2018 | 06:36:00
According to Goldstein Research, Africa healthcare sector outlook is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period from $35 billion in 2016.
Kenya Power launches education and health programmes as part of CSI
26-06-2018 | 09:13:16
Public utility company Kenya Power will spend KShs.13 million to fund Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes championed by employees across the country.
Amref Health Africa to host Strategic Purchasing Resource Center
19-06-2018 | 09:24:00
Amref Health Africa has been chosen to host the Strategic Purchasing Africa Resource Center, a new initiative aimed at strengthening strategic health purchasing in sub-Saharan Africa.
Blockchain transforms antenatal care in Tanzania
12-06-2018 | 06:14:28
In a significant milestone for mobile technology and healthcare access, the first baby “born on the blockchain” is due to be delivered in Tanzania.
Erik Roos appointed Vice Chairperson of GBMSA
11-06-2018 | 07:35:00
Generic and Biosimilar Medicines of Southern Africa, formerly known as the National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers, has appointed Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics as Vice Chairperson to support the existing Chairperson.
[Nigeria Business Week] Collaborations birth opportunities
08-06-2018 | 09:20:00
The forming and maintaining of strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships is pertinent to the development of any economy, especially a growing one like Nigeria.
Nigeria launches new basic healthcare package
05-06-2018 | 09:25:00
As part of efforts geared towards transforming the health care landscape in Nigeria through better public funding of health, a provision was made for Basic Health Provision Package in the 2014 Health Act.
South Africa adopts new IP policy improving access to medicine
01-06-2018 | 06:37:00
South Africa’s highest decision-making body has approved the first phase of a new intellectual property (IP) policy that paves the way to better access to high-quality, affordable medicines.
[Nigeria] Williamsville Sears set to acquire Turner Wright
30-05-2018 | 10:34:00
Diversified holding corporation Williamsville Sears Management Inc. has signed a Letter of Intent for the acquisition of Turner Wright Limited, a Nigerian-based pharmaceutical firm.
Test spot for malaria without blood wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
29-05-2018 | 08:28:00
Ugandan innovation Matibabu tests for malaria quickly, accurately and without drawing blood wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
[South Africa] Ascendis Health becomes first healthcare listing on A2X
29-05-2018 | 07:26:00
Multinational health and care brands company Ascendis Health became the first healthcare company to list on A2X Markets this morning. It has a market cap of R5.4 billion.
Philips and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands sign seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia’s first specialized Cardiac Care Center
24-05-2018 | 09:18:00
Royal Philips and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia’s first specialized Cardiac Care Center to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia.
Shell Nigeria spends N14.85bn on GMoUs in Rivers State
24-05-2018 | 08:57:00
A total of N14.86 billion has been invested by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria operated Joint venture on Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMoU) clusters in Rivers State.
[South Africa] Old Mutual Private Equity acquires 50% interest in Medhold Group
24-05-2018 | 07:34:00
Old Mutual Private Equity, one of the largest and most established private equity players in South Africa, has announced the acquisition of a 50% interest in Medhold Group, a prominent end-to-end supplier of world-class medical devices.
[Kenya] Safaricom Foundation launches new strategy to bolster economic empowerment, education and health
18-05-2018 | 06:13:42
Safaricom Foundation unveiled its three year strategic roadmap, which commits to focus on health, education and economic empowerment.
Apex Biotech Ltd to invest $18 million for a new drug plant in Rwanda
17-05-2018 | 10:59:43
Apex Biotech Ltd, a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm will open an $18 million drug plant in Rwanda.
Esri unveils online data portal to address Africa’s development challenges
09-05-2018 | 06:46:00
Global player in spatial analytics Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners.
GE Healthcare collaborates with Kenya Cardiac Society to train cardiac health professionals
07-05-2018 | 07:58:00
General Electric and the Kenya Cardiac Society have entered into a two-year collaboration to offer echocardiography training to physicians and technicians in public and private hospitals in the country.
Atlantic AI Labs opens artificial intelligence research center in Benin
01-05-2018 | 07:45:00
Headquartered in Cotonou, Benin, Atlantic AI Labs™ has dedicated its operations to unleash the potential of AI for sustainable development in Africa
Merck Foundation connects Africa to Asia to build the Cancer and Fertility Care capacity in both continents
30-04-2018 | 10:47:00
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, commits to building Cancer care capacity in Africa and Asia through its partnership with India.
Nigeria bets on research and tech as it launches four year cancer control plan
24-04-2018 | 13:34:00
Nigeria has stepped up its fight against cancer with the launch of its National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022.
ViaDerma Inc. enters into a $250,000 initial sales agreement with Vage Nigeria Ltd
24-04-2018 | 09:22:40
Pharmaceutical company ViaDerma has entered into a $250,000 initial sales agreement with Vage Nigeria Ltd. a brand support company specializing in product sourcing.
[Tunisia] Islamic Development Bank approves $184 million for energy, healthcare and social integration projects
17-04-2018 | 13:13:07
Islamic Development Bank’s Board of Executive Directors meeting has approved mega financing for different projects in Tunisia.
The African Development Bank supports Nigeria’s healthcare sector
16-04-2018 | 09:57:45
Lagos State, Nigeria’s largest healthcare market, lacks an adequate supply of quality secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities with only about 700 to 1,000 quality beds for a population of over 21 million people.
Poverty in Kenya declines significantly, but unlikely to be eradicated by 2030, World Bank Economic Update
13-04-2018 | 08:17:00
The proportion of Kenyans living on less than the international poverty line, $1.90 per day in 2011 PPP, has declined from 43.6 percent in 2005/06 to 35.6 percent in 2015/16, according to the 17th edition of the Kenya Economic Update.
Alta Semper invests $18 million in Health Plus, West Africa’s retail pharmacy chain
10-04-2018 | 10:56:00
Alta Semper, a private equity manager investing flexible and strategic capital across select African growth markets, has announced a partnership with Nigeria’s leading retail pharmacy chain HealthPlus.
KWHCoin enters Kenya through partnership with Nurse In Hand Emergency Response
10-04-2018 | 07:49:00
KWHCoin, the blockchain-based renewable energy company using a digital currency that converts renewable distributed energy resources to digital tokens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nurse In Hand (NIH) Emergency Response.
Zanzibar launches online food and drug regulatory services portal
06-04-2018 | 06:41:07
The regulation activities of food, drug, cosmetics and medical devices in Zanzibar will now be done online.So, will be the issuance of import and export permits for the said goods.
[South Africa] Imperial Logistics expands Centurion facility to improve service delivery
29-03-2018 | 12:56:32
Healthcare supply chain leader, Imperial Logistics, has unveiled a world-class expansion at its Centurion facility in South Africa.
Next Einstein Forum launches Scientific African Journal to boost global reach of research from Africa
27-03-2018 | 06:05:00
A partnership between the Next Einstein Forum, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, and Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science, will see the creation of a new pan-African, peer reviewed.
[Column] Sabine Dall’Omo: Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa
22-03-2018 | 11:26:00
Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.
Bill Gates visits Nigeria on healthcare progress inspection
22-03-2018 | 06:30:00
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion.
Flywire and Flutterwave partner on cross border payments and receivables in Nigeria
20-03-2018 | 14:22:20
Flywire, a provider of global payment and receivables solutions for education, healthcare, and business has partnered with Flutterwave, a payments API that makes it easier for banks and businesses to process payments across Africa.
National Nurses Association of Kenya partners with Nestlé Nutrition Institute to launch “The First 1000 Days Nurses’ Academy”
20-03-2018 | 05:57:00
The National Nurses Association of Kenya in partnership with Nestlé Nutrition Institute Africa have launched a training programme to equip pediatric and midwifery nurses with knowledge and skills in the ‘First 1000 Days’ of a child’s life.
Medication ATMs launched in South Africa, patient waiting times cut to under 3 minutes
15-03-2018 | 09:31:00
An ‘ATM pharmacy’ that gives patients with chronic illnesses their repeat medication in under three minutes was officially opened in Alexandra today.
Amref Health Africa and GE Healthcare partner to strengthen healthcare systems in Africa
07-03-2018 | 13:04:00
GE Healthcare and Amref Health Africa have announced a framework agreement that aims to develop a range of in-country health care service collaborations.
Novonordisk Egypt awarded the best place to work in Egypt for 2018 by BTPW
07-03-2018 | 05:50:00
Novonordisk Egypt awarded the best place to work in Egypt for 2018 by BTPW
Meditech Holdings South Africa expands solution offerings and data value with Commvault
06-03-2018 | 08:49:00
Commvault a player in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, has announced a new partnership with MEDITECH Holdings South Africa.
[South Africa] Ascendis profit up 28 per cent as half year revenue tops R4 billion
02-03-2018 | 06:10:00
Ascendis Health has reported a 27% increase in revenue to R4 billion for the six months to December 2017, driven by the strong performance of the group's international operations which grew revenue by 50% to R1.9 billion.
Mercer and Advisory K Zimbabwe collaborate to unveil talent management solutions to local market
26-02-2018 | 06:29:00
Mercer has entered into a partnership with Advisory K, a Zimbabwe based Consulting firm, to bring leading talent management, consulting, data driven solutions and insights to the local market.
Merck Foundation signs agreement with African First Ladies Organization to build cancer and fertility care capacity in their countries
12-02-2018 | 11:54:00
Merck Foundation has signed an agreement with the African First Ladies Organization to raise awareness, building professional capacity and improving healthcare access in the field of Cancer and fertility care in Africa.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributes $62 million to health projects in Africa
12-02-2018 | 06:48:47
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced their commitment to contribute to the EU's External Investment Plan.
Ecobank Foundation commits $750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique
09-02-2018 | 11:11:52
As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation is donating $ 750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country.
[Column] Dr. Richard Malkin: Legalising dagga creates a minefield in the workplace
06-02-2018 | 08:33:00
South Africa seems to be following the trend in the US to legalise cannabis. Last year, Judge Dennis Davis ruled in a full bench decision of the Western Cape High Court that the use and cultivation of cannabis by an adult in a private home is constitutionally legal.
Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and developing countries
05-02-2018 | 09:54:00
Merck Foundation, a non-profit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany marks ‘World Cancer Day 2018’ to create awareness around cancer and build cancer care capacity with the aim to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa.
Pfizer joins AMP Health Partnership to increase access to care in Africa
02-02-2018 | 10:17:00
The Aspen Management Partnership for Health, AMP Health, and Pfizer are working together in an innovative partnership to help advance access to healthcare in Africa.
IFC invests $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacies to assist in creating a regional chain in East Africa
01-02-2018 | 13:09:00
The International Finance Corporation has announced an investment of $3 million in Goodlife Pharmacy Limited, to help the company expand to more than 100 stores within four years to create a Pan-East African retail pharmacy chain.
Madagascar bets on emergence and rebirth vision plan to double national income by 2030
26-01-2018 | 07:01:15
The President of the Republic of Madagascar, HE Hery Rajaonarimampianina has presented to the private sector and civil society organizations the country’s strategy for growth and transformation by 2030.
Orange, Gavi and Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Health join forces to boost child immunisation
25-01-2018 | 14:06:00
Orange and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will enter into a partnership with the Côte d'Ivoire Ministry of Health to increase immunisation rates in the regions and districts with the lowest vaccine coverage.
MYDAWA reaches 30,000 registered users disrupting Kenya’s E- healthcare industry
25-01-2018 | 06:08:43
E- health platform E-health platform MYDAWA, hit over 30,000 registered users as of December 2017. The digital service that is enabling consumers to conveniently purchase authentic medicines and wellness products was launched in March 2017.
[Column] John Syekei: No place in Kenyan healthtech for ‘Wild West’ approach to data
23-01-2018 | 12:34:00
Technology has taken off in Kenya like wildfire, where the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors are the latest industries to embrace its benefits.
Yellow Card Insurance Scheme records sustained growth across 13 African countries
22-01-2018 | 11:57:44
Over 220 insurance companies are currently involved in the operations and issuance of the COMESA Yellow Card insurance covers in 13 countries across Africa.
World Bank gives Cote d’Ivoire push to increase coverage of early childhood nutrition
22-01-2018 | 08:59:00
The World Bank has approved a total amount of $60.4 million in the form of a credit from the International Development Association, and a grant from the Power of Nutrition Trust Fund ($10.4 million), to support the government of Cote d’Ivoire.
[South Africa] Government new health insurance scheme, growing ageing population to boost medical device market, report
19-01-2018 | 06:21:00
South Africa medical device market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 8.97 percent during the 2018-2024 period due to public-private partnerships to develop hospitals, government new health insurance schemes and growing ageing population.
Upskilling laboratory experts to facilitate exports in the Southern African Development Community
17-01-2018 | 11:43:00
UNIDO in cooperation with the Southern African Development Community’s Regional Laboratory Association, has organized a technical training for 11 Southern African National Laboratory Associations.