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  • Stakeholders in the health and technology sectors in East Africa have called on governments to strengthen national supply chains following disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Kenya’s Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman noted that strong supply chains would be gotten through focusing on the role of data and technology in policy and regulatory frameworks
  • Data indicates that healthcare is one of the sectors that was hardest hit by supply chain challenges at the height of the pandemic

Leaders in the health and technology sectors in East Africa have called on governments to strengthen national supply chains following disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drawn from ministries of health across five East African nations, the experts said the move would enhance the continent’s post-COVID-19 health security systems.

Data indicates that healthcare is one of the sectors that was hardest hit by supply chain challenges at the height of the pandemic.…

In efforts to promote Kenya as a regional healthcare hub and healthcare investment destination, Amref Health Africa has partnered with Express Communications Limited, publishers of the Kenya Medical Directory, and the Ministry of Health to host a first of its kind healthcare convention.

The first Kenya Healthcare Convention taking place from March 9 and March 10 in Nairobi is set to bring together more than 350 industry providers to showcase their quality health service approaches, products and technologies to potential customers. This forum offers investors an opportunity to advance medical service delivery through Kenya to the East African region.

East Africa boasts a population of over 132 million people, with a projected 5.7% growth in GDP (the highest in the African region), making it a promising investment destination. Kenya is strategically positioned and regarded as a business hub within the East African Community. The country’s growing middle class (about …