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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 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…