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Tigo continues to evolve the five birth registration initiative

October 6, 2016 • East Africa, Healthcare, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tigo continues to evolve the five birth registration initiative

Tigo is supporting the government under-five birth registration initiative through innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth certificate for children under the age of five. The under-five birth registration initiative in Iringa and Njombe regions is expected to benefit more than 200,000 under five children in the two...

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T-Systems was awarded with the Frost and Sullivan for Customer Value Leadership in the healthcare sector.

T-systems recognised at the Frost and Sullivan 2016 Awards

October 6, 2016 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on T-systems recognised at the Frost and Sullivan 2016 Awards

T-Systems was recognised for the unparalleled customer value it offers South African healthcare clients as a Managed Services Provider (MSP). The company was presented with the 2015 South African Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership and...

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Nigeria: Graduates develop app for National Health Insurance Scheme

October 4, 2016 • Healthcare, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Graduates develop app for National Health Insurance Scheme

Two graduate students from the university of American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola have developed an application for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). According to The Vanguard the Software Engineering graduates developed the app in an...

Tigo, UNICEF Ghana and Births and Deaths Registry were recognised at the 71st annual session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly for innovative mobile application designed to make birth registration of children smart, quick and reliable in Ghana.

Ghana: UN recognises birth registration app

October 3, 2016 • Healthcare, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: UN recognises birth registration app

Tigo, UNICEF Ghana and Births and Deaths Registry were recognised at the just ended 71st annual session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly for innovative mobile application designed to make birth registration of children smart, quick and reliable in...

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Oticon launches internet connected hearing Aid

September 27, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Oticon launches internet connected hearing Aid

Oticon has announced the launch of Oticon OpnTM, the internet connected hearing aid that opens up a world of possibilities for IoT devices. Alongside this connectivity, Oticon has made giant strides with Opn’s core function as a listening device. Powered by...

Two graduates from AUN have developed an app for the health insurance sector in Nigeria

Adventist Health Cures Aging Legacy IT Systems with Oracle Cloud

September 26, 2016 • Cloud Computing, HealthcareComments Off on Adventist Health Cures Aging Legacy IT Systems with Oracle Cloud

Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system, has selected Oracle Applications Cloud as part of an end-to-end Cloud deployment to modernize its IT systems and transform the performance of key business functions including HR and Finance....

Gregg Petersen the regional director for the Middle East and Africa and the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation at Veeam

Data availability at the heart of health

September 19, 2016 • Healthcare, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Data availability at the heart of health

Data is not only the lifeblood of the organisation, but it plays a critical role in healthcare. As a result of the growth of wearable technology and the Internet of Things (IoT), the reliable availability of data has become more important than ever, says...

Rick Rogers, Area Manager for East and West Africa at Check Point Software Technologies
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Healthcare industry prone to cyber crime

September 16, 2016 • Healthcare, SecurityComments Off on Healthcare industry prone to cyber crime

Delegates attending the recent Healthcare Innovation Summit were told that medical records are being increasingly targeted by cybercriminals – data from the US showed that 89% of healthcare institutions suffered a security breach and were twice more likely...

Nnamdi Oranye: Author - Disrupting Africa: The Rise & Rise of African Innovation

African Health Solutions May Be in Unexpected Places

September 16, 2016 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on African Health Solutions May Be in Unexpected Places

Since the U.N. released its “World Population Prospects” report last year, there has been a lot of talk about the incredible projected population growth of Africa. According to much research, by about 2030 and beyond, Africa will have the largest working...

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The power of technology: Diagnose Diseases with Video Games

August 30, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on The power of technology: Diagnose Diseases with Video Games

More than one billion people in the world entertain themselves with apps and video games. Only a hobby? For Miguel Luengo Oroz, the answer is no. Miguel and his team from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) have resolved to use the collective...

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2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit: Last Chance to Register

August 22, 2016 • East Africa, Events, Healthcare, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit: Last Chance to Register

IT leaders and healthcare executives have only today and tomorrow left to register for the upcoming 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit, which is set to take place on 24 & 25 August at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa...

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Top 7 reasons to attend the 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

August 15, 2016 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 reasons to attend the 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit

IT leaders and healthcare executives have 7 days left to register for the upcoming 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit, which is set to take place on 24 & 25 August at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa – under the...

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New iPhone App diagnoses Malaria and Tuberculosis

August 11, 2016 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on New iPhone App diagnoses Malaria and Tuberculosis

Digicape has revealed that it is expanding its solution set in the Healthcare market with the announcement of a deal with xRapid, a London-based startup that created a mobile health solution that provides automatic diagnosis of malaria via an iPhone app. By...

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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...

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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...