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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

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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

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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.