Afri Health TV which was established to air medical TV show productions is now starting a 24-hour transmission. The production will start in Amharic, but the company has planned to encompass English and French languages both to attract African spectators in the long run. Afri Health TV geographically covers Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Malawi, Tanzania, some parts of central Africa, South Africa and the Middle East.
Owned by AFRI Health Trading Plc, it is a health-centred educational broadcaster and is founded by utmost medical professionals, media practitioners and investors. So far Dimtseweyane, Ethiopian News Network (ENN), Fana Broadcasting Corporate, Walta Information Centre and Arki Broadcasting Services secured a license from the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA).
The new satellite channel chooses Ethiopia and other African countries as its target viewers. AFRI Health is operating from its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It has opened a branch office and production studio in Addis Ababa. AFRI Health vision is to create awareness, transfer knowledge/skill on preventive health and empower the community to manage their health status creating a resilient and capacitated society to safeguard their health.