(RERUN) Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana: How is Medtronic Labs Redefining Chronic Disease Management (Anne Stake)
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A systemic approach to care for non-communicable diseases like hypertension and diabetes is Africa is in its early stages, with the biggest challenge for patients being the price of medications, says Anne Stake, Chief Strategy and Product Officer at Medtronic Labs.
Medtronic Labs is a nonprofit organization that works with governments and local communities in across Africa to create local ecosystems for the management of hypertension and diabetes.
In this episode, Anne Stake explains:
- how does Medtronic Labs work,
- why are they present in Africa,
- how to run successful non-communicable diseases programs in Africa,
- why regulation isn't as loose in less developed markets than the West might think,
- ...and more!
This is a rerun of an episode first published in July 2022.
Excerpt and full episode with Anne Stake: https://www.facesofdigitalhealth.com/blog/medtronic-labs-africa?rq=medtronic
Herve Mwamba - South Africa & Africa More Broady: What’s The State of Medical Device Regulation? : https://www.facesofdigitalhealth.com/blog/medical-device-regulation-mdr-africa?rq=herve%20
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