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HISA2018: Zebra Technologies announced as Bronze sponsor

September 13, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on HISA2018: Zebra Technologies announced as Bronze sponsor

Zebra Technologies has been announced as a Bronze sponsor for the 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is scheduled for 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The event which is set to host over 300 healthcare practitioners, policy makers, technology experts, investors and hospital...

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Digital health to improve outcomes related to non-communicable diseases

Delivering healthcare that is right for Africa

September 11, 2018 • Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Delivering healthcare that is right for Africa

Eliminating barriers and ultimately increasing access to quality health services, for all, is a key pillar that requires significant focus if the aspirations laid out in the Agenda 2063 are to be achieved. It is also crucial if a prosperous future of...

Artificial intelligence to enhance patient care

Artificial intelligence to enhance patient care

September 10, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Artificial intelligence to enhance patient care

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are two of the most talked about technologies today. They are predicted to achieve miraculous things and remarkable shifts in how healthcare is managed and delivered. However, the reality today is not quite...

Founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria heads to Johannesburg for Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

Founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria heads to Johannesburg for Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

September 7, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria heads to Johannesburg for Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

The 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is scheduled to take place on 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Under the theme “Paving the road to Sustainable Smart Healthcare”, the summit is set to...

Join leading organisations at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

Emerging trends and opportunities in the African eHealth market

August 30, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Emerging trends and opportunities in the African eHealth market

The healthcare industry in Africa is being disrupted by new technologies. With access to cutting-edge technologies, doctors and healthcare practitioners can improve the delivery of care to patients. Technology also empowers patients and communities to...

Join leading organisations at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

How will Wearables, IoT impact African Healthcare?

August 24, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on How will Wearables, IoT impact African Healthcare?

One of the biggest transformational shifts in healthcare is the rise of the Internet of Medical things. The healthcare industry has been quick to adopt connected medical devices as they can help providers offer a better standard of care while also improving...

Join leading organisations at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

Johannesburg gets ready for 4th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

August 22, 2018 • Events, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for 4th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa

The 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is scheduled for 17-18 October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will attract over 300+ hospital CxOs, medical practitioners, healthcare IT leaders, service...

Praekelt.org’s and WhatsApp's Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

Praekelt.org and WhatsApp’s Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

August 10, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Praekelt.org and WhatsApp’s Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

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...

Trip Allport, managing director of the Africa Resource Centre (ARC) South Africa

How beverages, beer, and ice cream can improve access to life-saving medicines in Africa

August 1, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern AfricaComments Off on How beverages, beer, and ice cream can improve access to life-saving medicines in Africa

If you can get a Coca-Cola – and many other products – nearly anywhere in Africa, why are medicines not regularly available to patients? This was the question posed by Trip Allport, managing director of the Africa Resource Centre (ARC) South...

What is driving the workforce of the future?

How IoT is on the cusp of revolutionising healthcare

July 31, 2018 • Healthcare, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on How IoT is on the cusp of revolutionising healthcare

Internet of Things (IoT) technology is on the rise both at home and in the workplace, and will soon significantly impact and empower the way we live and work. Such solutions have arguably made a bigger splash in the consumer landscape than B2B to date, with...

NECSA to grow nuclear medicine business through global partnership

NECSA to grow nuclear medicine business through global partnership

July 28, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on NECSA to grow nuclear medicine business through global partnership

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...

early interventions reduced the impacts of 2017 drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. Picture: Crisis Group

Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia: Acting early to prevent humanitarian emergencies

July 27, 2018 • East Africa, HealthcareComments Off on Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia: Acting early to prevent humanitarian emergencies

Intervening early in countries predicted to be hit by natural disasters can prevent threats from becoming humanitarian emergencies, or can mitigate their impacts, according to a new report released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today. For...

The evolution of the claims handling process: From paper to proactive real-time systems, healthcare claims

The evolution of the claims handling process: From paper to proactive real-time systems

July 26, 2018 • HealthcareComments Off on The evolution of the claims handling process: From paper to proactive real-time systems

Technology has come a long way in terms of the efficiency in handling healthcare claims since the early 1990s. Through the development of specific coding systems and ever more advanced rules engines and algorithms, artificial intelligence and human clinical...

European and Commonwealth collaboration to bring the benefits of digital health to 3 billion people

Europe and Commonwealth collaborate to bring digital health on international scale

July 25, 2018 • General, HealthcareComments Off on Europe and Commonwealth collaborate to bring digital health on international scale

The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) and the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) announce a strategic partnership to accelerate and drive the international deployment of digital health at scale, facilitate greater collaboration for...

Artificial intelligence to enhance patient care

Artificial Intelligence is solving African healthcare challenges

July 21, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on Artificial Intelligence is solving African healthcare challenges

Speaking at the recent SAPICS Conference in Cape Town, Dull revealed how AI in the form of IBM Watson is being used to aid decision making in public health supply chains in developing countries and improve patients’ access to life-saving medicines. She...

Zaneta Kubik, senior researcher at the Center of Economics Sorbonne

Belt tightening practices could wreck long term health

July 20, 2018 • Healthcare, Southern AfricaComments Off on Belt tightening practices could wreck long term health

Belt tightening has become common practice for anxious South African consumers who have, again, been accosted with warnings of steep food price increases. The situation is grim for homes but the bigger threat of food insecurity is lurking in the shadows. When...