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.


As a worldwide leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology, Olympus provides innovative solutions for state-of-the-art medical systems, digital cameras and scientific solutions.Olympus is proud to be a gold sponsor at Africa Health this year. If you are attending the exhibition please stop by stand 3J30, where you will be welcomed to experience the Olympus VISERA ELITE II Imaging platform with 4K and 3D technology, along with other newly launched products such as TURIS and THUNDERBEAT. Olympus offer innovative products to support the following specialties: Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynaecology, Pulmonology, Urology and ENT.

You can find Olympus on stand 3J30 at Africa Health.

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.

Founded in 1961 by Olle Larsson and headquartered in Switzerland, Medela today is led by his son Michael Larsson. Medela concentrates on two business units: "Human Milk", which is leading in the development and production of breastfeeding products and solutions, and "Healthcare", which engineers and manufactures highly innovative medical vacuum technology solutions. Medela conducts basic research in partnership with leading scientists, medical professionals and universities, and uses the research results in the development of its breastfeeding products and solutions. Medela has 18 subsidiaries and together with independent partners distributes its products in more than 100 countries.

T-Systems forms part of the Deutsche Telekom group of companies, this puts the company in a unique position to combine Information Technology and Telecommunications into replicable, cost effective solutions. Since inception in South Africa in 1997, T-Systems has cemented its position as one of the most successful companies in the group outside of Europe.

As trusted partners to our customers we see ourselves as having the responsibility to guide our customers into the future. We are uniquely positioned to be able to guarantee our customers one single contact, irrespective of whether the services required are for IT or Telecommunications Technology.

Visiomed Group is the inventor of Thermoflash and the French leader in innovative electronic medical devices. BewellConnect by Visiomed is a complete ecosystem of connected medical devices + services dedicated to telemedicine in Africa.