Medexpo Returns to Kenya for its 21st Edition

The Healthcare market in East Africa continues to go from strength to strength. This year Expogroup Worlwide returns to East Africa with 3 new editions of Medexpo in three of Africa’s fastest growing and most-prosperous economies;
MEDEXPO KENYA: 04th - 06th Sept., 2018 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
MEDEXPO TANZANIA: 25th - 27th Oct., 2018 - Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
MEDEXPO ETHIOPIA: 15th - 17th Nov., 2018 - Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Nigeria: Airtel launches mobile Health services to boost maternity care

Airtel, Nigeria, has made a bold and innovative move to reduce infant and maternal mortality rate in the country. It partnered Grameen Foundation and VAS2nets Technologies Limited to unveil novel mobile health services:  Mobile Midwife and Dial-a-Doctor.Mobile Midwife is a tailored mobile service designed to provide vital healthcare and nutrition information.

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Philips launched Primary Healthcare Hub

Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) (http://www.philips.com) has opened its first Community Life Centre in Kenya, an integrated solution for primary health care and service facilities that provides community development from a health care, lighting and healthy living perspective. Developed by the Philips Africa Innovation Hub (http://goo.gl/2bnujk) and introduced in collaboration with the County Government of Kiambu in Kenya, the Community Life Centre (located at the Githurai Lang’ata Health Centre in Kiambu County) is a proof of concept that provides access to health care and at the same time enables social, educational and commercial activities after dusk and enhances safety and security of the neighbourhood.

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Minister Zulu: SA values relations with the US

PRETORIA: South Africa continues to value its relationship with the United States, Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said on Thursday.
"South Africa greatly values our relationship with the US. Our partnership both domestically and regionally continues to yield benefits for our people in the areas of trade and investment, capacity building, health and education, youth and gender empowerment and the promotion of democracy and good governance in the African continent," said the minister.

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