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Fast growing population rates, strong urbanization trends, an increasing middle class, new and severe health challenges, are among the multiple factors stimulating the need for upgrades, expansions and construction of hospitals across the entire continent.
After successful editions in South-Africa, Zambia and Mozambique Noppen is hosting the 4th Annual Africa Hospital Expansion Summit in West-Africa, Ghana, Accra.
At the event government officials, investors, operators, architects and contractors will be meeting medical device suppliers, technology and service vendors, consultants, banks and regulatory bodies.
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June 2016 – MALI | UN POINT SUR LES PROJETS HOSPITALIERS PUBLICS EN COURS AU MALI
June 2016 – Gov’t of Ghana commission the largest hospital in south sahara Africa
The government of Ghana will in August this year commission the largest medical facility in south Saharan African region.
The 617-bed facility is expected to provide cutting-edge medical training for about 1,000 medical doctors, 3,000 nurses and other health professionals to improve the doctor-to-patient ratio and serve as a research centre for various health professionals.
Work on the $217-million University of Ghana Teaching Hospital (UGTH) is 85 per cent complete as at the going to press. [read more]
June 2016 – Kwara State Health Insurance Programme Wins FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards
The Financial Times and the International Finance Corporation has presented to the Kwara State Health Insurance Programme (KSHIP) the 2016 FT/IFC Transformational Business Award for Achievement in Sustainable Development: Maternal and Infant Health, in London, recently. In the words of the FT/IFC judges, the programme is “filling a tremendous systemic need for access to quality healthcare for women and children by forging partnerships with government, foundations, the private sector and the healthcare community.” [read more]
March 2016 – Cliniques et hôpitaux : quand public et privé opèrent en équipe
Aux hôpitaux les soins de base et les urgences, aux cliniques les pathologies plus coûteuses… Cette répartition des rôles sera-t-elle l’avenir de la santé en Afrique ? [read more]
March 2016 – Ghana an emerging health sector motivation
In the last few years, about US$2 billion has been invested in the provision of modern hospitals and the upgrading of facilities. There are currently two teaching hospital projects, three institutional hospitals, four regional Hospitals, 14 district hospitals, dozens of polyclinics and scores of health centers.
Thousands of community-based health planning and service (CHPS) compounds are at various stages of construction in the country. When completed, these projects will collectively deliver 6 000 new hospital beds to facilitate access to improved health care by 2017. [read more]