Safaricom Limited

PMNCH constituency

Private sector

Focal point

Ms Sylvia Mulinge

Position

General Manager: Enterprise

Health focus

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn health
  • Child health

Priority action area(s)

  • Advocacy and communication
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Research & knowledge management
  • Finance & resource mobilisation
  • Health systems development
  • Human resources planning & training

Mission statement

Safaricom Limited, is a leading integrated communications company in Africa. Safaricom has a nationwide GSM coverage in Kenya with a customer base of over roughly 18 million which accounts for 82% of the market share in revenues. Safaricom has successfully rolled out the first and most successful mobile money transfer service, M-PESA in the world with much international acclaim and now is replicated in many countries across the globe. M-PESA has grown from being a peer-to-peer money transfer service into a fully accepted financial mode of operation. With applications in m-Banking, Micro finance, salary payment, school fee payment and in mHealth services, mHealth is a key pillar in Safaricom’s strategy. So far Safaricom has rolled out several mHealth initiatives such as dial-a-doc and drug authentication and Tele-health solutions among others.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Website:

N/A

Full address:

P.O Box 66827, 00800 Nairobi

Country:

Kenya

Telephone:

+254 722000000

Number of staff:

3000

Scope of work:

Regional

Year established:

1999

WHO Region:

Africa