Huawei donates videoconferencing equipment to the Health Ministry

The Chief Administrative Secretary for Health, Dr. Rashid Aman received Videoconferencing equipment from Huawei Kenya to foster real time face to face communication and interactions without being constrained by physical distances.

“This is the 3rd donation to the ministry that has  improved communication, training and coordination during this COVID-19 pandemic,” said Dr. Aman.The teleconferencing system which was delivered by Fiona Pan, Deputy CEO, Public Affairs, Huawei Kenya has been useful in facilitating video calls with experts in China to learn from their experience in managing the response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Kenya was the first country in Africa  to hold a videoconference with Chinese Ministry of Health, custom officials and others experts using the first donated equipment on 18th March 2020.The delegation in Kenya included the African Center for Disease Control and more than 20 other Kenyan and African officials and experts.

The purpose was to share information on the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss the best approaches for prevention and control.


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