Networking and communication technologies provider, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has joined the 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa as a platinum sponsor. #HISA2019 will take place on 8-9 October at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg under the theme “Digital Building Blocks for a Patient-Centered Healthcare System”. The event addresses the many...
The amount of time we spend on the phone – either for business or personal use – can have a harmful effect on our overall health. The concerns about how posture and phone use influences well-being is not a new one, however, it has become a greater concern due...
An online marketplace, Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), has been launched to provide the purchase, volume aggregation, quota management, payment facilitation as well as logistics & transportation of COVID-19-related medical equipment across the African continent. According to Tech Cabal, the new platform provides a reliable database of global manufacturers and...
Emergency doctors at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, in Johannesburg, South Africa, have innovated a new way to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19, reports Times Select. The development team managed to secure private sector funding within two days, and have already begun rolling the device out in their own hospital. Future plans...
GBCHealth, the Aliko Dangote Foundation and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) released preliminary findings on Thursday, September 27 from their forthcoming “Healthcare and Economic Growth in Africa” report, calling for greater African private sector involvement and investment in healthcare. The preliminary report finds that neither government nor existing public-private partnerships are effective...
The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA) and Rosatom Healthcare, the healthcare division of Russian state owned nuclear corporation Rosatom, on Thursday signed an agreement on cooperation in the sphere of non-power related uses of nuclear technology on the sidelines of the BRICS summit. NECSA is recognized as a world...
Dr. Raymond Campbell, a urologist, has created a mobile medical application that aims to enhance patient care and decrease the cost of primary healthcare in South Africa. The solution includes a bus that can be used to reach underserved communities as well as help the government determine whether it...
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 using Digital Imaging (DI) technology and Artificial Intelligence...
A pan-African network of 50 technology innovation hubs, AfriLabs, has joined forces with iHUB Kenya and ICT 4 Social Innovation Network* which is founded by SPIDER* to unite key sectors for digitally advancing development in health, education and rights across Africa. The Networks share a common goal of promoting African...
With evident success over the years, the 4th edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (HISA2018) - slated for 17 & 18 October 2018 in Johannesburg - promises to be the biggest to date; bringing together industry leaders and influencers including heads of technology, policy makers, technology solution providers,...
Mobile technology is without doubt the next great ‘enabler’ in healthcare in Africa. A mobile phone has become a biosensor, a laboratory, a scanner and a data processor and e-Health is rapidly proving its potential to improve workplace efficiencies, increase patient safety, better co-ordinate care, facilitate payments and engage...
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 effort to improve the delivery of health care insurance services in their...
The highly anticipated 3rd edition of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017), set to take place on 29 and 30 August at VodaWorld in Johannesburg, will bring together CXOs, department heads and senior management from government, public and private hospitals, CIOs and IT Managers in healthcare, health-tech entrepreneurs and startups, clinics,...
The biggest tech trend in Africa, and the one that is making the biggest impact on the everyday lives of people is the rise of smartphones and feature phones. Africa has seen the fastest uptake of mobile devices in the world and mobile subscribers are set to hit half a...
Healthcare organisations are ill prepared for the high-risk mind-set of the GenMobile workforce, with a lack of security procedures in place to protect a new, more collaborative digital generation entering the workforce. The security threat study revealed overall employee attitudes are swaying towards a more security-agnostic healthcare workplace, full of...
WhatsApp recently launched their Business API, their way of supporting businesses that require more powerful tools to communicate with their customers. WhatsApp being the chat application with the largest global reach, with more than 1.8bn users, mostly in developing countries, it is the perfect platform to reach a significant...
- Advertisement -

Get in touch

9,200FansLike
22,817FollowersFollow
591SubscribersSubscribe

Recent Posts