2017 Sponsors

See below for the full list of the Africa Health 2017 sponsors who are the leading providers of medical technologies in South Africa:  

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems. GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE).


Getinge is a global provider of innovative solutions for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our extensive portfolio of trusted products, solutions and consulting services have been brought together under one single brand – Getinge. With brands like Maquet, Lancer, Atrium, Pulsion, Datascope, Steritec and Stericool – just to name a few - we are now a global market leader in many healthcare and life science segments. Based on our first-hand experience and close partnerships with clinical experts, healthcare professionals and medtech specialists, we are improving every-day life for people, today and tomorrow.


This year Olympus is launching a number of new, exciting and innovative products from medical; surgical portfolios. Surgical – The new Olympus 3D HD laparoscopic imaging system utilises the latest Olympus Universal Platform EVIS EXERA III, which also supports all existing Olympus 2D equipment. This new system offers improved speed, accuracy and precision for surgical tasks, particularly during suturing and dissection. Medical – Olympus continues to provide cutting-edge medical technology to healthcare professionals around the globe and in the pursuit of the perfect endoscopy system, Olympus has developed EVIS LUCERA ELITE as the next milestone towards improved clinical outcomes.

Abbott Point of Care Inc. manufactures patient point-of-care testing and diagnostic technology productsfor hospitals, and ambulatory and urgent care facilities. The company’sproducts include i-STAT System, a handheld and test cartridge blood analysis system;i-STAT 1 Wireless, a solution to integrate point-of-care technology electronicmedical records to expedite the information; test-specific, single-use i-STATcartridges for a range of clinical tests, including cardiac markers, lactate,coagulation, blood gases, chemistries and electrolytes, and hematology; i-STATlearning system for training; and various implementation services. It offersits products through a network of distributors to customers in the UnitedStates and internationally. The company was founded in 1983 and is based inPrinceton, New Jersey with a manufacturing facility in Ottawa, Canada. AbbottPoint of Care Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories.


Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. The family-owned company was founded in Lübeck, Germany, in 1889. “Technology for Life” is the guiding philosophy. Whether in the operating room, in intensive care or emergency response services, Dräger products protect, support and save lives.

In the field of medical technology Dräger offers its customers anesthesia workstations, medical ventilation, patient monitoring as well as neonatal care for premature babies and newborns. With ceiling supply units, IT solutions for the OR, and gas management systems the company is at the customer’s side throughout the entire hospital.