Mobile technology can address some of the biggest health challenges in Africa, says Vuyani Jarana at Vodacom Business. Healthcare is a massive challenge in Africa. The continent is home to 15% of the world’s population and 24% of global disease burden, and yet has only 3% of the world’s healthcare...
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...
GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) announced a 2-year partnership to train a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest medical imaging technologies and techniques. The partnership will build on efforts to achieve Universal Healthcare through capacity building. Under the partnership, SORK will provide accreditation for...
On Tuesday, 15 October 2019, IT News Africa hosted the inaugural Healthcare Executive Golf Day in partnership with T–Systems South Africa at Kyalami Country Club, Johannesburg. The event brought together healthcare technology executives from both Public and Private sectors to network with like-minded peers over a day of golf. Healthcare...
2K Games has announced that it will partner with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as part of the company's WWE 2K20 global marketing campaign. 2K, through this partnership, aims to support breakthrough-blood cancer research that could advance lifesaving treatments and support and critical support for both patients and...
Facebook announced on Monday, 28 October 2019, that it will now let users choose to get personalised reminders about upcoming healthcare checkups and vaccinations. According to The Verge, the social media giants Preventive Health tool "focuses on getting people information about cancer screenings, heart checkups, and flu vaccines —...
The annual World Economic Forum begins today in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. While some of the world's top business leaders and politicians will gather to discuss burning socio-economic matters under the banner The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for Society, Politics and Business, the event does have a technological angle as well. Each...
Johannesburg, August 2015:  Healthcare and technology leaders will come together at the Protea Fire & Ice Hotel in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 19th of August 2015, for the African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit, under the theme - "Transforming Healthcare with Technology." Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit has generated a great deal of excitement within...
Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. However, President Paul Kagame has not been credited enough with improving the Rwandan health system with the use of drones. The drones have been improved on and will increase deliveries from 50 to 500. Technology can save lives and...
On Thursday, 5 September 2019, healthcare decision-makers and expert Technologists alike gathered at the Saxon Hotel for the Healthcare Innovation Summit breakfast. The event hosted by IT News Africa in partnership with Dimension Data and Avaya was not only a platform where innovators could share their thoughts and ideas on...
As technology has become more integrated with healthcare, consumers and medical professionals alike are adjusting to new ways of doing things. However, will technology transform healthcare in 2015? Emily Ross, director of private healthcare search engine WhatClinic.com, examines some of the trends to watch out for in the coming...
The healthcare industry has historically been slow in adopting technology, however, studies show that by embracing emerging technologies such as AI, EHR, IoMT, augmented reality, wearables and robotics the industry can reap significant benefits, namely improved patient care, lower healthcare costs, dosage error reduction, hospital asset tracking and monitoring,...
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 Healthcare with Technology.” The 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit will bring senior-level healthcare professionals to learn about...
Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level - one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their patients. According to Fujitsu, many doctors and physicians can identify...
At Gitex 2019 in Dubai, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC) announced that is has partnered with Avaya to build a unified contact centre that will transform healthcare delivery in the UAE. “One of the biggest technical challenges at KFMC is the ability to standardise communications channels for patient services -...
The African Innovator: Healthcare Innovation Summit addressed the critical topic and theme of - “Transforming Healthcare with Technology,” this past week. Sponsored by Telkom, the Healthcare Innovation Summit generated a great deal of excitement within the healthcare and technology sectors. With the event being so highly anticipated, senior executives from leading public and...
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