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Nigeria: NCC backs National Cyber Security Awareness Month

NCC clarifies stance on “fake phones causing cancer” statement

September 6, 2017 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on NCC clarifies stance on “fake phones causing cancer” statement

According to a report by Nigerian Communications Week, the management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) released a statement on Wednesday 6 September 2017 to clarify their position on the claim made by Mr. Kunle Olorundare, an official of the commission, who said that using substandard phones could cause cancer. The agency, however, claim that...

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HISA 2017 in pictures

In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

September 5, 2017 • Events, Features, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

The 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) took place on 29 and 30 August 2017 at VodaWorld in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event, which featured provocative panel discussions, interactive roundtables and a roster of...

Malware discovered in game apps on Google Play

Two medical students tackle reproductive health challenge in Rwanda

September 5, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Two medical students tackle reproductive health challenge in Rwanda

Two medical students from the University of Rwanda have developed an application that aims to teach teenagers about reproductive health. Tantine was developed by Sylvie Uhirwa and Sylvain Muzungu Uhirwa after the pair saw a need to educate teenagers about...

Nigeria: NCC backs National Cyber Security Awareness Month

NCC warns Nigerians that “fake phones can cause cancer”

September 1, 2017 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on NCC warns Nigerians that “fake phones can cause cancer”

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using fake and substandard cell phones could cause cancer. The statement was made on Thursday the 31st of August 2017 by Mr. Kunle Olorundare, an official of the commission, who gave the...

FedEx Launches New Healthcare Delivery System In South Africa

FedEx Launches New Healthcare Delivery System In South Africa

September 1, 2017 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on FedEx Launches New Healthcare Delivery System In South Africa

FedEx Express has revealed that the company will launch a new temperature controlled solution called FedEx Cold Shipping in South Africa. According to the company, the new solution will further improve the handling of temperature-sensitive shipments. How...

Valter Adao "Innovation will lead to cheaper and more accessible healthcare"

Valter Adao: “Innovation will lead to cheaper and accessible healthcare”

August 31, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Valter Adao: “Innovation will lead to cheaper and accessible healthcare”

IT News Africa recently sat down with Valter Adao, the lead Director/Partner at Deloitte Digital Africa and Innovation leader for Deloitte, to speak about the latest trends in Healthcare innovation on the African continent. Valter is also the firm wide...

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A Vision for Digital Health at the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

August 31, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on A Vision for Digital Health at the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

We live in an unprecedented era of technological innovation. Digital breakthroughs are empowering healthcare organisations to improve labour productivity, clinical outcomes and human experience. How we adapt technology to the people who use it – patients,...

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J2 Software Sponsors Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

August 29, 2017 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on J2 Software Sponsors Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

African ICT company, J2 Software has been announced as a keynote sponsor of the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) set to take place on 29 – 30 August at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. The Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa...

Digital Health Cape Town announces finalists for Accelerator Programme

Top technology trends advancing healthcare in Africa

August 28, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top technology trends advancing healthcare in Africa

The healthcare industry is witnessing unprecedented transformation, it is estimated that by 2020 healthcare in Africa will be needing more than $25 billion in physical assets. Technology is flipping the script when it comes to delivering healthcare solutions....

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Rwandan hospital gets new tech to diagnose cancer

August 24, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwandan hospital gets new tech to diagnose cancer

The Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) has received new telepathology technology that enables medical professionals to carry out pathology at a distance using telecommunications technology to facilitate the transfer of image-rich pathological data for diagnosis,...

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Leading brands throw their weight behind upcoming HISA 2017

August 23, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Leading brands throw their weight behind upcoming HISA 2017

Leading healthcare and technology players have come out in support of the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa conference (#HISA2017), set to take place between 29-30 August 2017 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. The summit will gather...

Digital transformation inspires new architectures and IT optimisation

‘Mixed reality’ technology set to impact rural communities in Africa

August 23, 2017 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on ‘Mixed reality’ technology set to impact rural communities in Africa

As the lines between virtual and augmented reality become increasingly blurred, we will find ourselves able to solve social and economic problems in completely new ways. The Future of Apps, an F5-commissioned report conducted by the Foresight Factory,...

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KYOCERA Sponsors Upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

August 21, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on KYOCERA Sponsors Upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017

KYOCERA Document Solutions South Africa has been confirmed as a Gold Sponsor of the 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), which is set to take place at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg between 29 – 30 August 2017....

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Digital Care Management Solution to showcase New Capabilities at HISA2017

August 15, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital Care Management Solution to showcase New Capabilities at HISA2017

Care Software Solutions Ltd, the South African owned, UK based software company behind the innovative digital care management system, Zuri, will showcase the software’s new features and abilities as part of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa,...

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Accenture Named HISA2017 Sponsor

August 14, 2017 • Events, Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Accenture Named HISA2017 Sponsor

Accenture been confirmed as an official keynote sponsors for the upcoming Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2017. In what will be the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), this year’s conference is set to take place on 29 and 30...

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Will apps be the embodiment of future healthcare?

August 8, 2017 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Will apps be the embodiment of future healthcare?

Today’s healthcare services face unprecedented pressure. Population growth, lifestyle choices and geographic disconnects are converging to yield often overwhelming complexities. Fortunately, tech and applications are starting to acquire an increasingly...