Amidst the Corona Virus crisis currently spreading across Africa and the world we have compiled for you the top 10 best hospitals in Africa 2020, the list features hospitals that are the best equipped and and maintained across Africa. With South Africa having 3 hospitals on this list the country is best when it comes to health in Africa.
A healthy nation is a wealthy nation, so goes a saying. Countries that prioritise their healthcare systems are believed to enjoy economic prosperity. The world today celebrated Universal Health Coverage day under the theme Unite For Universal Health Coverage: Now Is The Time For Collective Action. I have collated, in no particular order, a list of five African countries that have managed to ensure that citizens get affordable and effective quality health. These countries are making strides in achieving UHC.
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2. Ethekwini Hospital & Heart Centre (KwaZulu-Natal)
An ultra-sophisticated and digitally integrated hospital north of Durban. The hospital prides itself on being one of the few in the country where heart, lung and kidney transplants are performed. It is the only hospital In Kwa-Zulu Natal that offers much needed services for Paediatric Cardiac Surgery. The hospital was voted as one of SA’s top 20 hospitals, for five consecutive years.
3. Arab Contractors Medical Centre -Egypt
Found in Cairo, the Arab Contractors Medical Center, it is renowned for its quality care to patients and the community. It offers an impressive spectrum of advanced medical treatments. Arab Contractors Medical Center SAE is a hospital and referral medical center that offers medical treatments and health services. The Arab Contractors Company built it in 1981. The impressive facility houses approximately 350 beds and is a leading hospital in the country because of the well-trained and experienced medical personnel and the focus on technology in improving care. The modern hospital aims to make the community it serves healthier. Arguably best hospital in Africa by many but its made top 3 on this list.
4. Netcare Group -South Africa
Netcare Group offers innovative and quality healthcare solutions in South Africa. The Netcare Group manages several hospitals throughout South Africa and the United Kingdom. Netcare is reputable for excellent care at their facilities, and they are considered a good employer. Netcare is also the largest private training institution for essential medical personnel and healthcare workers in South Africa.
5. AIC Kapsowar Hospital -Kenya
The AIC Kapsowar Hospital is a hospital located in Kapsowar in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. The African Inland Church (AIC) manages it. The hospital has been offering services to the communities of this region since 1933. It is committed to spreading medical education and welcomes medical students from other nations. Due to the quality of services and the amenities available at the hospital, it is considered one of the best African hospitals.
6. Ganzouri Specialized Hospital- Egypt
Found in the center of Cairo, it is a private general hospital and one of the best African hospitals. It has been offering healthcare services to the people of this region for almost four decades. The hospital is committed to providing tailored services to patients. It has more than 150 business customers.
The Cairo hospital considers health care the most important aspect of what it brings to the communities it serves. Its patients benefit from the highly trained doctors and medical staff. Many of the patients are considered business customers, in that they are high-income individuals who need the best care from the facility, and they believe Ganzouri is ideal for them.
7. Institut Pasteur de Madagascar -Madagascar
The Institut Pasteur de Madagascar is a public facility run by the Ministry of Health and Family Planning. The government of Madagascar recognizes it as a charity and permits it to operate with funding from various sources. The mode of funding ensures that the standard of the medical center remains high. It also guarantees the best patient care for all who require the services of the Malagasy hospital. The state-of-the-art hospital offers patients quality medical care at affordable cost. The state of the facility makes it third African best hospitals.
8. Life Healthcare Hospital Group -South Africa
Life Healthcare is the leading private hospital operator in South Africa. The group concentrates on providing acute hospital care. Its hospitals are found in the nation’s metropolitan regions in seven provinces. Life Healthcare is the largest hospital group in South Africa and ranks eighth as African best hospitals.
9. Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire Hassan II Fes – Morocco
It is a reputed hospital located in Fes, Morocco. With Modern facilities and quality health care, the hospital has also been top in the ranking of Arab hospitals. The leadership of Hassan II University Hospital is committed to the well-being of others. Its medical and teaching teams are ambitious to make this a research center of expertise committed to structure research in cancer, epidemiological studies, and health economics.
10. Diani Beach Hospital Kenya-Kenya
The hospital is a premier private healthcare facility built in 1997 in the picturesque Diani Beach on the south coast of Kenya. Diani Beach Hospital was established Dr. K. S. Rekhi and is adjacent to Leisure Lodge Golf Course. It is the most skilled health facility on Kenya and one of the best African Hospitals. The facility is renowned for its high-quality medical care and efficient staff. It started with two private rooms, a laboratory, pharmacy, and a radiology department. Later, six private rooms, a male and female general ward were added.