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IFC to Funnel More Funds into Kenyan Healthcare

The International Finance Corporation is actively looking to allocate resources into Kenya's healthcare sector through a Sh11 billion ($107 million) equity fund in Holland.    The World Bank's private loaning arm, IFC has committed the Investment Fund for Health in Africa (IFHA II) to the “acquisition and integration of targeted healthcare services businesses in East and Southern Africa.”   IFC is supported by a.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Sh13 Million Initiative in Kenya to Boost Dental Care for Children

The Kenya Dental Association has joined forces with the Wrigley Foundation to dispatch a two-year programme that will see more than 20,000 grade school students gain access to free dental services in their respective localities.    The program is named "Meno Yetu,Afya Yetu" and is worth a mammoth Sh13.8 million, the programme will treat the oral issues of more than 100,000 school students between the ages of six to eight.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Innovative New Tele-medicine Initative Sema Doc to Boost Heath care in Kenya

The public sector in Kenya will endeavor to enhance access and quality to medical services and is looking to use the private section with the objective of propelling efficiency. The organization has been working through the Ministry of Health and partnering with players in the private section to embrace advancements in e-health.    This has seen the Kenyan Ministry of Health just recently launch Sema Doc. Sema Doc is a well crafted.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Sh600m Assigned To Up-gradation Of Kenyan Hospitals

Plans for the development of the Kiambu Level Five Hospital have been delivered up on by the Kiambu regional government.Representative Ferdinand Waititu had before promised to set aside Sh600 million for the express purpose of the office's extension. The office has just recently achieved level five status.    The senator additionally said that the facility would soon twofold its capacity from 200 beds to 400. “Expect a.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Remarkable Progress Being Made in Kenya's Universal Health Care Project

 Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been made a top priority by the Kenyan government. Key legal and policy instruments have also been put in place to hasten progress on the project. Dr. Cleopa Mailu, the Health Minister of Kenya added saying that the government has intertwined UHC with its national health strategy and included it in its constitution, the Health Policy goal and Kenya Health Sector Strategic Plan theme.   The UHC.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

World's Largest Medical Drone Delivery System Announced in Tanzania

 Zipline are continuously developing their operations in Africa with Tanzania now looking forward to using drones in a big way to deliver medical supplies in the East African nation. An undertaking of this size would see Zipline, the California based drone start-up assume a critical role in its accomplishment.   Zipline and its CEO Keller Rinaudo, put in 3 years consummating the technology behind these drone services before its.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Better Age Identification in Africa through Teeth Examination

For many rural African populations, information on uncompromised improvement and development variation is missing, and analysts normally look at development in the population of interest to standards that are planned for European or US kids. Be that as it may, analysts from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg think evaluating teeth could be a significantly more precise approach to decide the age of children in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Mercury-Free Dentistry Campaign Shifts Focus to Africa

A vibrant global campaign to ban the use of mercury in dentistry is shifting direction: moving from Europe to the developing world Attorney and President of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, Mr. Charlie Brown, who is heading the campaign was quoted saying, “When you return to your home countries, please do as the European Union has done: phase out amalgam for children now, for one simple reason: The children of your nation.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 4th December 2017

Pharmaceuticals to Have Single Regulator in EAC

The pharmaceutical division is set to benefit by more broad access to the market following a course of action by the East African Community (EAC) States to set up a single regulatory agency for drugs. Medication firms would then be able to get to the 160 million strong EAC market effortlessly as the agency is relied upon to diminish time and costs of evaluations and approvals of drugs/medical devices.  Presently, new medications must be.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Babyl's AI Inspired Healthcare now in Rwanda

Babyl Rwanda, an advanced medicinal services supplier has been gaining good ground in Rwanda of late.    Headquartered in London, Babyl expects to bring affordable and accessible healthcare services to all Rwandans. They hope to do this by combining the medical expertise of professionals and the ever-increasing computing power of modern day machines.   Dr. Shivon Byamukama, the deputy CEO of Babyl explained that Babyl utilizes.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Program Integrating Technology in Healthcare Introduced by Kenya and Japan

The Kenyan government has collaborated with the government of Japan to dispatch a fresh new health development program that will work towards coordinating innovative technologies into health care services in the mission to achieve the objective of attaining universal healthcare. The venture is an undertaking of the Japan Policy and Human Resource Development (PHRD) and will see medical data gathered utilizing a tech platform to predict early.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018

Private Sector Owned Medical Facilities to Attract More Medical Tourism

Private sector owned medical facilities are depending on new advanced medical technologies and the offer of specific client focused services to draw in customers from neighboring countries with the hope of boosting medical tourism.  A large portion of these medical facilities are based out of Nairobi. However another private facility has been opened in Mombasa which will cater to local as well as foreign clientele looking for.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 18th April 2018



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