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Philips Community Life Centre brings quality primary care to a community of 40,000 people in one of the world’s most challenging regions: Mandera County, Kenya

The new primary care and community hub is part of Philips’ ongoing commitment to improve access to quality primary healthcare and to decrease maternal and infant mortality rates – a huge challenge across sub-Saharan Africa

Mandera County Government, UNFPA and Philips deliver on their commitment to implement Kenya’s second Community Life Centre (CLC) in order to advance reproductive, maternal and newborn health The CLC platform aims to strengthen primary care and enable community development in a County that has one of the highest maternal mortality…

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Only 33% of Healthcare Professionals in South Africa Believe the Overall Health of South Africans is Positive

The local 2017 FHI results were released today at the Future of Health Summit 2017 in Johannesburg

Future Health Index commissioned by Philips reveals that South African’s perceptions of the current health system do not align with the realities. South Africans perceive that they have more access and greater integration of the healthcare system and better adoption of connected care technology, than they have in reality. The…

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Philips Partners with the Government of Kenya and the United Nations to Advance the African Healthcare Agenda

The leading health technology company is coming on board as the first private sector partner to establish an SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Partnership Platform in Kenya for accelerating primary healthcare transformation in support of universal health coverage

Establishment of the SDG Partnership Platform in Kenya aims to accelerate Primary Healthcare transformation in support of Universal Health Coverage Collaboration and innovation are key to ensure a financially sustainable healthcare system Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) (www.Philips.com) today announced its full support for a new Government of Kenya…

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Philips Showcases Innovations that will shape the Future of Healthcare at the Innovation Experience 2016 in Nairobi

Roelof Assies, CEO, Philips East Africa, inaugurates the Philips Live! Innovation Experience in Nairobi, providing a glimpse into the future of healthcare

Roelof Assies, CEO, Philips East Africa ​(www.Philips.com), inaugurates the Philips Live! Innovation Experience in Nairobi, providing a glimpse into the future of healthcare Philips presents an experiential showcase that highlights solutions that enable people to live a healthier life, innovations that make care highly personalised and more widely available to…

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Cost is a significant barrier to healthcare in South Africa reveals the first Future Health Index released by Philips

Healthcare professionals (HCPs) and patients indicate improving access to healthcare services as a core priority for local Government

The Future Health Index (FHI) provides a benchmark for a country’s perceived readiness to meet some of the key healthcare challenges emerging globally. South Africa is ranked eighth out of thirteen countries surveyed (receiving a score of 56.7 / 100) in a detailed international research study looking into differing levels…

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Philips and UNFPA collaborate to transform lives in Mandera County, Kenya – announce plans to implement Kenya’s second “Community Life Centre”

The Community Life Center in Mandera is expected to provide the local area with modern, integrated high quality health services, access to energy, education, employment opportunities, commercial activities, and a secure social activity hub

Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) (www.Philips.com), in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (http://www.UNFPA.org) has today revealed its plans to inaugurate a Community Life Center (CLC) in Mandera, a County in North-Eastern Kenya with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality ratio - 3,795 per 100,000 live births(1).…

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Philips demonstrates its commitment to creating a better, more sustainable future at the Africa Innovation Experience 2015

JJ van Dongen, CEO, Philips Africa, inaugurates the Philips Innovation Experience 2015 in Johannesburg

JJ van Dongen, CEO, Philips Africa, inaugurates the Philips Innovation Experience 2015 in Johannesburg, providing a glimpse into the future of healthcare and lighting Philips showcases solutions that will help people live a healthier life, innovations that will make care highly personalised and more widely available to those who need…

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Philips introduces new diagnostic device to help prevent childhood pneumonia deaths in low-resource countries

Automated breathing rate monitor aims to better diagnose main cause of death among children under the age of five (1)

On the occasion of World Pneumonia Day (http://www.worldpneumoniaday.org), Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) (http://www.philips.com) today announced the upcoming release of a Children’s Automated Respiration Monitor, aimed to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in low-resource countries, potentially preventing many of the 935,000 childhood deaths caused by pneumonia…

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UNICEF and The Philips Foundation, together with partners, launch the Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project

In developing countries such as Kenya, maternal, newborn and child mortality rates remain unacceptably high

UNICEF and The Philips Foundation (http://www.philips-foundation.com), together with Concern Worldwide, Maker and Gearbox, have launched the Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project, to help save lives and improve the health of pregnant women and children in Kenya. Under the leadership of the Government of Kenya and the Project’s Steering Committee…