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Jasper Westerink, CEO, Philips Africa
Innovation will make strides in healthcare equalityArticle

Healthcare in South Africa is a study in contrasts, which requires a two-pronged approach; addressing both ends of the healthcare spectrum. ...

1 Nov 2017

Report: Patients and docs differ on state of health
Report: Patients and docs differ on state of healthArticle

South Africans generally evaluate their health positively, while healthcare professionals are less optimistic...

15 Jun 2017

Philips Community Life Centre
Brands can build capacity in communitiesArticle

Philips and UNFPA collaborate to transform lives with a second Community Life Centre in Mandera County, Kenya...

1 Jun 2016

Graphic of the CLC at Mandera
Developing a community of healthArticle

A proposed community living centre (CLC), focusing on primary healthcare, could go a long way in reducing the high number of maternal deaths in Kenya...

13 May 2016

hearScreen mHealth solution first winner of SA Innovation Fellows Competition
hearScreen mHealth solution first winner of SA Innovation Fellows CompetitionArticle

Philips South Africa has announced that the winner of its first South African Innovation Fellows Competition is the hearScreen mHealth solution, created by Professor De Wet Swanepoel...

10 Dec 2015

Orange Farm community receives home lighting systems
Orange Farm community receives home lighting systemsArticle

Philips Africa, through the Philips Foundation's Gift of Light initiative, and in partnership with the Afrika Tikkun organisation, has handed over solar-powered lanterns, home lighting systems and fan-driven cook stoves to students and households who form part of the Arekopaneng Community Centre in Orange Farm near Johannesburg...

14 Jul 2015

Public urged to join Gift of Light campaign for festive season
Public urged to join Gift of Light campaign for festive seasonArticle

Philips has launched its 'Gift of Light' campaign during the festive season, enabling the public to make a donation from as little as R300 to provide a healthier and safer home environment for impoverished communities...

19 Dec 2014

Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programme
Top SA public hospital launches pioneering innovation programmeArticle

In a first for Africa, Groote Schuur Hospital is launching an innovation programme to catalyse a new approach to improving public healthcare...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Oct 2014

Partnership to commercialise wind-up foetal heart rate monitor
Partnership to commercialise wind-up foetal heart rate monitorArticle

Philips has announced its collaboration with PowerFree Education Technology (PET) to commercialise a wind-up foetal heart rate monitor, aimed at addressing the high rates of preventable infant mortality across Africa.

7 Oct 2014

Philips to establish research and innovation hub in Kenya
Philips to establish research and innovation hub in KenyaArticle

Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, which is to work both on the creation of new inventions, as well as bringing them to the market.

26 Mar 2014

Philips expands business in Africa with innovations
Philips expands business in Africa with innovationsArticle

Royal Philips Electronics have announced its fourth consecutive pan-African Cape Town to Cairo road show - visiting 18 cities across 17 countries between 14 May and 23 September 2013. The road show is instrumental in raising awareness on how Philips can enhance life in Africa.

8 May 2013

'The Philips African Dialogues' discusses skills gap in AfricaArticle

CNBC Africa, the continent's business television news channel, will be screening the fourth episode of the series, 'The Philips African Dialogues', a discussion of issues and topics impacting society and business in Africa. The forth dialogue discusses the 'Skills Gap in Africa'. The dialogue took place on 20 March 2013 and will be broadcast on Saturday, 23 March between 7pm and 8pm (CAT) on DStv channel 410.

20 Mar 2013

The Philips African Dialogues returns
The Philips African Dialogues returnsArticle

CNBC Africa will be screening the second episode of 'The Philips African Dialogues', a discussion of issues and topics impacting society and business in Africa. The second dialogue touches on solar lighting and energy efficiency, with a focus on efficient and sustainable lighting solutions, including LED. The dialogue takes place on 16 October 2012 and broadcast on 20 October between 6pm and 7pm (CAT).

16 Oct 2012

Philips concludes third consecutive pan-African road show
Philips concludes third consecutive pan-African road showArticle

Royal Philips Electronics has arrived in Cape Town, the final destination of the Cairo to Cape Town road show 2012. Following the kick-off in Cairo three months ago, Philips has travelled 12 000km across Africa, visiting seventeen cities in eleven countries. The main focus of this year's road show was to increase awareness on how healthcare and lighting solutions can contribute to improving the quality of people's lives in Africa.

28 Aug 2012

Royal Philips invests in SA
Royal Philips invests in SAArticle

Royal Philips will extend its investment in South Africa with the launch of a new company, Philips Lighting Solutions, a subsidiary of Philips South Africa. Based in Johannesburg, it will provide the latest, cost effective, energy efficient retrofit lighting solutions including LED for public and private sector buildings and businesses.

12 Mar 2012

Summit to depict future of healthcare in Africa
Summit to depict future of healthcare in AfricaArticle

New research predicting the future of African healthcare in 2022 is set to be launched at the Economist Conferences' Healthcare in Africa summit in Cape Town, South Africa on 6-7 March 2012.

16 Feb 2012

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