Cameroon to benefit from construction of a multi-functional laboratory complex

The Republic of Cameroon, a country on the Gulf of Guinea in the central region of Africa is set to benefit from the construction of a multifunctional laboratory complex dedicated to the analysis and control of the quality of food, pharmaceutical, textile, electronic, chemical and construction products.

The project is being carried out by Mediline Medical Cameroon, a subsidiary of South Korean firm Mediline Korea on an approximately 2 hectares piece of land in the locality of Missolé I, the Department of Sanaga-Maritime in the coastal region of Littoral.

The construction of a multifunctional laboratory complex is expected to be complete by the end of this year according to Sung Uk Yoon the project coordinator.

Philips launched Primary Healthcare Hub

Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) ( has opened its first Community Life Centre in Kenya, an integrated solution for primary health care and service facilities that provides community development from a health care, lighting and healthy living perspective. Developed by the Philips Africa Innovation Hub ( and introduced in collaboration with the County Government of Kiambu in Kenya, the Community Life Centre (located at the Githurai Lang’ata Health Centre in Kiambu County) is a proof of concept that provides access to health care and at the same time enables social, educational and commercial activities after dusk and enhances safety and security of the neighbourhood.

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Medexpo Returns to Kenya for its 22nd Edition

The Healthcare market in East Africa continues to go from strength to strength. This year Expogroup Worlwide returns to East Africa with 3 new editions of Medexpo in three of Africa’s fastest growing and most-prosperous economies;
MEDEXPO KENYA: 18th - 20th Nov., 2020 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
MEDEXPO TANZANIA: 09th - 11th Sept., 2020 - Diamond Jubilee Expo Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
MEDEXPO ETHIOPIA: 24th - 26th Feb., 2020 - Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Nigeria: Airtel launches mobile Health services to boost maternity care

Airtel, Nigeria, has made a bold and innovative move to reduce infant and maternal mortality rate in the country. It partnered Grameen Foundation and VAS2nets Technologies Limited to unveil novel mobile health services:  Mobile Midwife and Dial-a-Doctor.Mobile Midwife is a tailored mobile service designed to provide vital healthcare and nutrition information.

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