ABN - Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has extended its bases in East and West Africa by opening new offices in Kenya and Ghana.
The offices will be based in capital cities Nairobi and Accra and reflect the company’s increased commitment to improving public health outcomes in the respective regions.
Vittorio Sereni, country manager of the Nairobi office said: “The opening of the new Johnson & Johnson office will play a major role in supporting our goal of helping to improve the quality of and access to healthcare in the region, while showcasing a model that can be replicated across Africa.
“Specifically, our team will prioritise issues that matter most to Kenya including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and the increasing burden of chronic disease, as well as continuing our focus on HIV and maternal, child and newborn health.”
Johnson & Johnson has held a presence in Africa for 86 years, and currently supports a number of health programmes across the continent, including the Helping Babies Breathe (HBB), IVUmed and Operation Smile programmes.