Hard on the heels of its recent expansion of Vscan antenatal screenings to more than 2 million expectant mothers across Nigeria, GE–through its Healthymagination Mother & Child Initiative–has announced a partnership with Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. The partnership seeks to blend Silicon Valley entrepreneurial acumen with venture impact investing to focus, train and mentor social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING. GE and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner to Accelerate Mother and Child Health Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Social Enterprises are invited to apply to the healthymagination Mother & Child innovation program: a six-month accelerator program capped by an investor showcase in Nairobi on February 2017. The 15-to-20 program finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their enterprises and health care innovations to a large and wide-ranging group of active investors in early-stage social enterprises.
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