BD is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes New Jersey, BD employs nearly 30,000 associates in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public. For more information, please visit www.bd.com.
BD focuses strategically on achieving growth in three worldwide business segments: BD Medical, BD Diagnostics and BD Biosciences:
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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