BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes. The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD has more than 40,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health.
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BD in South Africa
The BD office in South Africa is located in Johannesburg. Established in 1995, this location employs more than 70 associates. BD has a strong presence throughout the Southern Africa Development Countries (SADC) region with offices, sales support, technical service and application training for all of its product range.
In addition, BD in Southern Africa works with a network of high-quality professional distributors who provide added value to our products and services.
Our Technical Specialists are available to answer scientific queries regarding BD products and services. Our fully trained Sales Specialists, with an understanding of the laboratory environment, offer a wide range of support and advice of BD products. They also can provide guidance on issues such as healthcare worker and patient safety, product optimization and patient comfort.
BD in East Africa
Established in 2000, the BD office supporting the East Africa region is located in Nairobi, Kenya. Our highly competent team offers sales, marketing and technical support for BD products and equipment throughout Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Rwanda, Burundi and the Seychelles. BD provides training in good laboratory practices and safe injection practices to strengthen healthcare within the region.
BD in West Africa
Located in Accra, Ghana, BD in West Africa supports Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Mauritania, Cape Verde, Chad, Mali, Benin, Togo, Congo, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Burkina Faso, Sao Tome and Principe. Established in July 2008, the office provides sales and technical support, including application specialists and service engineers strategically located throughout the region. BD in West Africa operates in all three BD business segments; BD Medical and BD Diagnostics distributors support West and Central Africa while BD Biosciences covers Ghana, Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Ghana Health Service, acting through its National AIDS/STI Control Program, in collaboration with BD in West Africa, successfully inaugurated the Ghana National Center of Excellence for laboratory training in March 2008 which, to date, has successfully trained over 100 laboratorians from the region.
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