GE Africa (Lagos)
Entrepreneurs Taking On Maternal Health Start Their Training
The Healthymagination Mother and Child Programme initiative, launched in March by GE and Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, is looking to accelerate much-needed medical innovations in nine sub-Saharan African countries where roughly two-thirds of the world's maternal deaths occur. The social innovators and entreprenuers selected for the initaitve attended a three-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
Entrepreneurs at the Healthymagination workshop. "Social innovations and entrepreneurs in the health sector have in recent years yielded sustainable solutions to some of the world's biggest health challenges," said Jay Ireland, GE Africa president and CEO
GE Africa, 2 September 2016
By the end of 2015, roughly 99% of the world's maternal deaths had occurred in developing regions with Sub-Saharan Africa accounting for two-thirds of that number. Added to this… Read more »
Dr Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, CEO of the Private Sector Health Alliance, and Robert Wells, Executive Director of Healthymagination at the three-day workshop for entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Kenya.
After a rigorous evaluation process, the healthymagination Mother and Child Programme - launched in March 2016 by GE and Santa Clara University's Miller C Read more »
Back in June, the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) joined GE and the Santa Clara University Miller Center at a First Ladies of Africa Event to dis Read more »
Hard on the heels of its recent expansion of Vscan antenatal screenings to more than 2 million expectant mothers across Nigeria, GE--through its Healthymagination Mother & Child ... Read more »