In May 2018, MedGyn receives certificate from State of Illinois for its dedication to increasing exports in the State of Illinois. Governor Bruce Rauner signed the certificate and the honor was given to only two companies in the State. This is MedGyn’s second honor received from the State of Illinois with the first one presented in 2015 as the Exporter of the Year.
MedGyn participated in a roundtable discussion on economic development in Ethiopia with Ambassador Kassa Teklebirhan. The Ambassador expressed the interest to increase investments made in selected industries in Ethiopia including healthcare. MedGyn had the opportunity to discuss its focus in women’s health and gynecology oncology products needed in the country. It was a mutually beneficial meeting that allowed MedGyn to continue to pursue its mission to develop trusted products for women worldwide.
The global women’s health diagnostics market was valued at $13,133 million in 2016, and is projected to reach $21,501 million in 2023. Women are more prone to obesity and reproduction related issues as compared to men. Women’s health diagnostics include screening, testing or diagnosing, and monitoring of several women-related disorders namely breast cancer, ovarian, cancer, cervical cancer, menopause, and pregnancy.
Pathfinder has worked to increase access to cervical cancer prevention services with HIV-positive women in Ethiopia. They implemented a single-day approach to detection and treatment in several facilities using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System.
Dr. Patricia Gordon has worked tirelessly to treat women in impoverished countries with cervical cancer using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. She has set up “see and treat” clinics around the world using MedGyn’s Cryotherapy.
Dr. Victoria Mui is shown in video treating women with cervical cancer in Uganda with the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. Through the efforts of Bulamu Healthcare, MedGyn’s Cryotherapy was accessible to women in need in Uganda.
Dr. Maggie Carpenter and team established cervical cancer programs in Ethiopia which screened and treated over 1,000 women using the MedGyn Cryotherapy System. MedGyn is honored to work with Go Doc Go and other NGOs to promote women’s health worldwide.
U.S. Department of Commerce healthcare delegates from CIS countries visited MedGyn headquarters to learn about the product line in women’s health. Delegates included physicians, hospital administrators, and distributors all of whom have a significant impact in bringing innovative medical devices to their countries. Medgyn was honored to host the delegates to improve women’s health in their region.