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A memorandum of understanding is signed for Manufacturing of Medical Equipments Locally in Ethiopia

The MoU was signed between the ministries of Innovation & Technology, Health, and Trade & Industry and also Investment Commission.   It is a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will enable government institutions to work in collaboration to understand the need of manufacturing of medical equipments locally.   It is said to help to mobilize efforts in encouraging innovation among the youth and promote entrepreneurs and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st March 2019

Tanzania is all set to construct a National Infectious Diseases Hospital

The government of Tanzania is set to come up with a National Infectious Diseases Hospital that will be the only centre which will deal with chronic Tuberculosis B and HIV. The National Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital facility will have a new three storey laboratory.   The hospital will be able to provide information to hospitals all over the country on how to deal with these diseases.  It will also provide training and services with.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 21st March 2019

Project C.U.R.E. in Tempe provides medical support to Ethiopia and Kenya

Project C.U.R.E. in Tempe provides medical help to developing countries like helping pack shipments of medical supplies headed for some of the countries, including India, Ethiopia, Kenya and Mexico. Project C.U.R.E., the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries on a worldwide basis. The organization, ranked by Forbes as one of the 20 most systematic large U.S. charities, was created in 1987 by.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 20th February 2019

East Africa - The most attractive investment spot in the region

According to Africa’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), Investment Attractiveness index forecast Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania will be among Africa’s most attractive investment spot in 2019. According to the report, Ethiopia, which is Africa’s fastest-growing economy, has successfully survived to foster its comparative advantage, especially in agriculture and manufacturing, and its demand for goods and services is increasing remarkably.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 8th February 2019

Launch of 'the modern and first DNA machine' in Zanzibar

CHIEF Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (CGCLA) has opened a brand new building and launched a polymer testing machine to facilitate effective service delivery in analysis, particularly in health. Some members of the general public, together with the health workers and judiciary officers, United Nations agency were at the event recommended CGCLA for having the trendy and 1st polymer machine in island. "We are watching for the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

Tanzania all set to achieve the Universal Health Coverage by 2030

Tanzania is considered to be one of the world's developing countries which is making tangible progress towards acheiving the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 as the health docket is considered to be one of the sectors in Tanzanian economy that have shown huge potential and have also shown considerable progress in 2018.   Universal Health Care (UHC) is a system that is providing health care anf financial protection to all citizens.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 4th January 2019

Ethiopia to host Medexpo in Addis Ababa

Medexpo Ethiopia 2019 will be held in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa from 21st to 23rd March 2019. The event caters to the huge opportunity in the healthcare products, equipment and pharmaceutical industry. The exhibition will focus on providing a platform to introduce and showcase healthcare, pharmaceutical and wellness solutions in the medical sector. In the medical and healthcare sector, pharmaceutical imports of Ethiopia.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st December 2018

Affordable "Chronicle diseases" treatment to Ethiopia- Norvartis

A new program in Ethiopia called "Novartis Access" has been started by Novartis in order to tackle non communicable diseases also known as chronicle diseases such as breast cancer, hyperbatons, asthma and diabetes. The reason for selecting these diseases are because more and more people are dying from such non- communicable diseases. Novartis Access program involves products from Novartis Pharmaceuticals.    Dr..... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st December 2018

Medical Stores Department in partnership with Aga Khan Health Services

MSD, the Medical Stores Department have collaborated with Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) by signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims at strengthening the pharmaceutical supply systems.   The Director General of MSD, Mr. Lauren Bwanakunu said, "the MoU would bring the positive change in strengthening the medical supply chain in the country's health facilities."   Mr. Lauren says that, according to him Aga.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st December 2018

EIB to support four new projects in Kenya and EA

Four new projects in Kenya and EA will get a great support from "The European Investment Bank (EIB)" through the loan that worth US$78mn.   This will help Kenya and East African region to gain wider support to its companies. The companies that will benefit includes telkom Kenya, the BCS Group, the Medical Credit Fund and Novastar II. It has also been reported that, in order to reduce the risk of currency that has liability to.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 27th November 2018

3.2 million residents from kenya to get free health care services

3.2 million kenyans to get free health care coverage, 3.2 million residents are from four different countries, namely, Isiolo, Machakos, Kisumu and Nyeri.   These countries are expected to receive a range of free medical services starting December as a part of Pilot Programme.   These four countries will also get free services when they refer to National referral facilities during the year-log (UHC) Universal Health Coverage Pilot.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 15th November 2018

TANZANIA to become a hub of high-tech cardiovascular treatment in East Africa

Dar is gearing to become Medical tourism Hub in EA. A hub of high-tech cardiovascular treatment in East Africa and Sub- Saharan Africa through extension of the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) at Mloganzila, which is envisioned to be a centre of excellence in the region.   The new facility at Mloganzila will include a special wing for children, which will have a capacity of between 280 and 350 beds, up from the current 128 beds at.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 14th November 2018



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