MEDEXPO KENYA 2016 – East Africa’s Prime Medical & Health Care Trade Fair

The 19th MEDEXPO, East Africa’s biggest event on the Medical & Health Care Industry is to be held at a new venue from June 16 to 18 this year. Seeking more exhibition and parking space, the trade event will be hosted at the Carnivore Grounds. According to the organizers, Expogroup, the event is already 15% bigger this year presenting exhibitors from 25 countries booked already.

“We are overwhelmed with the response this year on both the international and local fronts.” said Divine Anella, the Public Relations Manager for the event.

“We are very positively expecting a much higher flow of visitors as well this year. Having changed the venue, we will have much more parking space which was missing at the KICC, the previous venue “, she added.Continue reading

Namibia: Africa Focused On Eliminating Malaria – Kamwi

Former minister of health Dr Richard Kamwi says eliminating malaria in Africa by 2030 is possible though it will require concerted efforts.

“We have an array of tools which, when used in combination, give us a very effective method of attack against the disease,” said Kamwi, who is one of the Elimination 8 (E 8) ambassadors.

E 8 is a coordinated eight-country effort intended to eliminate malaria in four southern African countries by 2020, namely, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland and subsequently pave the way for the elimination of malaria by 2030 in four more countries, namely, Angola, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.Continue reading

Ethiopia: Hospital Construction Phase II Cornerstone Laid

The cornerstone for the phase II construction of Tirunesh Beijing General Hospital was laid yesterday. The expansion is meant to provide special treatment to patients and would be undertaken on 5,750 square meter.

Health Ministry Health Infrastructure Development Director Mekonnen Engida on the occasion said that the project is intended to give specialized maternal and child medical treatment. It is also aimed at providing residential quarter to hospital staff to facilitate service delivery, he added.Continue reading