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Epson partners 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit as Silver Sponsor

July 25, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Epson partners 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit as Silver Sponsor

Epson has been announced as Silver sponsors of the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit (#HCIS2016). From 24-25 August 2016, healthcare and technology professionals will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel located in Sandton, Johannesburg for the upcoming summit, under the theme – “Transforming Healthcare with Technology.” Epson’s operations...

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2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg

July 23, 2016 • Events, HealthcareComments Off on 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg

Healthcare and technology executives will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit. The Summit will be held on 24 & 25 August 2016, under the theme – “Transforming...

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Improving Healthcare Delivery in Africa

July 22, 2016 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Improving Healthcare Delivery in Africa

Healthcare delivery in Africa has long been one of the biggest challenges the continent faces. While funding, inadequate resource allocation, customs gridlock and counterfeit pharmaceuticals are major contributors to the problem, a significant portion of the...

Supply Chain Infrastructure Solutions for Africa

Taking a closer look at Supply Chain infrastructure solutions for Africa

July 21, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Taking a closer look at Supply Chain infrastructure solutions for Africa

Along with economic growth in Africa comes increased pressure on supply chain infrastructure, creating challenging business conditions and difficulty in matching supply with demand, particularly in the healthcare arena. Many African countries have experienced...

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Veeam Named Gold Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

July 18, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Veeam Named Gold Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

Veeam has been announced as Gold sponsors of the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit (#HCIS2016). From 24-25 August 2016, healthcare and technology professionals will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel located in Sandton, Johannesburg for the upcoming...

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Bill Gates says Africa’s future rests in the hands of its youth

July 18, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

Africa’s future rests in the hands of its youth – and every effort must be made to ensure they thrive… this is according to philanthropist and entrepreneur Bill Gates. Delivering the 2016 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the University of...

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Cybercrime threatens Healthcare sector in South Africa

July 15, 2016 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cybercrime threatens Healthcare sector in South Africa

Ransomware is a prevalent threat for all organisations and the Healthcare sector is no exception. In 2016 alone we have seen a number of Hospitals targeted by Malware, causing huge financial loss and putting patients at risk. Panda Security’s malware...

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Mobile app to improve access & availability of essential medicines in SA

July 15, 2016 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile app to improve access & availability of essential medicines in SA

The national Department of Health (NDoH) and Vodacom have successfully deployed a custom-built mobile application (app) in 3126 clinics across South Africa, to monitor drug stock levels and reduce drug stock-outs. The Stock Visibility Solution (SVS), a mobile...

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Fortinet Named Platinum Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

July 14, 2016 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Fortinet Named Platinum Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

Fortinet has been announced as Platinum sponsor of the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit (#HCIS2016). From 24-25 August 2016, healthcare and technology professionals will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel located in Sandton, Johannesburg for the...

Philips releases South Africa results of the first edition of its Future Health Index (Image Source: wikimedia.org).

Cost is a significant barrier to healthcare in South Africa

July 12, 2016 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cost is a significant barrier to healthcare in South Africa

Royal Philips today released the South Africa results of the first edition of its Future Health Index (FHI), an extensive international study which explores how countries around the world are positioned to meet long-term global health challenges through...

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T-Systems Named Platinum Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

July 5, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on T-Systems Named Platinum Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

T-Systems has been announced as Platinum sponsor of the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit. From 24-25 August 2016, healthcare and technology professionals will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel located in Sandton, Johannesburg for the upcoming...

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Improved healthcare delivery models across Africa transform industry

June 22, 2016 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Improved healthcare delivery models across Africa transform industry

The pharmaceutical industry, followed closely by healthcare information technology (IT), in Africa is predicted to experience substantial growth in 2016. A host of factors are anticipated to have a positive effect on the African healthcare industry. Increased...

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Mobile technology proven to address challenges around healthcare

April 8, 2016 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile technology proven to address challenges around healthcare

ViiV Healthcare, a global specialist HIV company, announced jointly with its global partners, Vodafone Foundation, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, ELMA Philanthropies and the United States Government through the United States Agency for International...

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Technology is a key driver to overcome healthcare challenges in Africa

February 18, 2016 • East Africa, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Technology is a key driver to overcome healthcare challenges in Africa

Healthcare in Africa differs widely, depending on the country and also the region—those living in urban areas are more likely to receive better health care services than those in rural or remote regions.  Many communities lack clean water and proper...

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BlackBerry & Sharecare to accelerate consumer driven healthcare

January 12, 2016 • Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry & Sharecare to accelerate consumer driven healthcare

BlackBerry Limited revealed at CES 2016 a partnership with Sharecare, a digital health and wellness engagement platform, to provide consumers with better and more secure insights into their health. Over 41 million people have shared more than 6 billion data...

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HTC and Under Armour unveil UA HealthBox

January 6, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, HealthcareComments Off on HTC and Under Armour unveil UA HealthBox

HTC and Under Armour unveiled UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system that measures, monitors, and manages the most important drivers of health and fitness – sleep, fitness, activity and nutrition. Designed and manufactured by HTC and powered by UA Record,...