Kyerwa Plans 200m/ – Hospital

Kyerwa district has set aside over 200m/- in its budget for construction of a district hospital, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kyerwa, Mr Innocent Sebba Bilikwate has said.

Mr Bilikwate told the ‘Daily News’ in an interview that for quite a long time people depended on Isingiro District Designated Hospital (DDH), which is owned by the Catholic Church.
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Revolutionising healthcare in rural counties

A new wave of mobile technology, mHealth, is having a dramatic impact on the way health care is delivered to both urban and rural communities in Kenya.

This technology has tremendous potential to strengthen health systems in low and middle-income counties through better access to knowledge and information, improved service delivery and reduced response time during crises.
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Gambia: Qcell Completes D100m Health Projects

One of the biggest GSM service providers in the country, Qcell has completed its hundred million dalasi health support projects in the country.

As part of the handing over of the completed facilities to the health ministry, the Minister of Health and Social Welfare Omar Sey inaugurated one of the newly refurbished facilities of the project in Bondali, West Coast Region.

Speaking at the occasion, Minister Sey on behalf of the president and his ministry thanked Muhammed Jah, the Chief Executive Officer of the Q-group for refurbishing Bondali health post which was immediately upgraded to a Health centre. He prayed for Allah to reward Jah with abundant blessings.

He described Qcell as a true partner of the Ministry of Health, citing its provision of free electricity to 10 health centers across the country by Qcell.

The beneficiary health centers are; Bureng, Albreda, Kuntair, Illiassa, Karantaba Tenda, Ngayen Sanjal, Kuntaur, Garawol and Bondali Health centres.

Shipping Container Med Clinics Take On Data-Storage In Remote Areas

When U.S. real estate investor Tom Petersen read about a great idea in a magazine to convert shipping containers into mobile medical clinics, he was inspired by its apparent simplicity and potential.Turning the idea into reality wasn’t so simple. One of the biggest challenges — and potential payoffs — in designing a “doc-in-a-box” clinic was creating access to telecommunications, according to a report in TopekaCapitalJournal.Continue reading

Etihad Airways opens advanced aviation clinic for employees

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, opened the doors to a new world-class medical facility in Abu Dhabi for its employees. The complex includes an aviation clinic, employee visa medical centre, as well as an Emirates ID centre.
Located at Etihad Plaza in Khalifa City, the facility will allow the airline’s 23,800 UAE-based employees access to a modern, comfortable and exclusive environment near its head office complex.
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Nigerian leaders for US Africa business summit in Ethiopia

A summit being organized by The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa will hold in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from February 1 to 4, 2016.
According to a statement, top Nigerian business leaders are expected to participate in the CCA’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit. Confirmed speakers include the Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank, Peter Amangbo; Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, Oscar N. Onyema; Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Petroleum, Austin Avuru and the Co-Founder, AACE Foods, Ndidi Nwuneli.
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