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African Union Unveils New Digital Vaccination Platforms

The African Union launched two main flagship initiatives at the Boma 2022 event: the African Vaccine Passport and eHealth backbone and a digital platform for accelerating the implementation of the AfCFTA. The African Vaccine Passport allows every African Union citizen to...

South Africa: 40% of healthcare providers use medical equipment with a legacy OS

Medicine has always been a field where innovations play a crucial and truly life-saving role. However, during the pandemic, the healthcare industry was forced to significantly speed up the implementation of new developments. Indeed, this pace of change and...

Smart Applications International partners with Kenya Healthcare Federation

Smart Applications International, Africa’s leading high-tech technology solutions company has partnered with Kenya Healthcare Federation (KHF), the Health Sector Board of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) that works with various healthcare stakeholders...

Blended learning, hybrid health care: Building bridges to a better future for all

It’s hard to believe that 18 months ago, a major pandemic turned the world upside down and resulted in unimaginable consequences. Overnight, we had to rethink learning, work and health care. From the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, Cisco, the worldwide leader...

3 Digital Transformation Priorities for Healthcare Organisations in Africa

South Africa’s healthcare sector has conducted roughly four million COVID-19 tests with around 650 000 positive cases identified. While infection rates continue to climb in much of the developed and developing world, stringent measures to contain the coronavirus in...

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 take an active role in monitoring and managing their...

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...

Digital Health Cape Town announces finalists for Accelerator Programme

On 19 January 2018, South Africa’s first dedicated digital health accelerator, Digital Health Cape Town (DHCT), announced their top finalists for their inaugural Accelerator Programme designed to foster local eHealth innovation. The selected finalists have each developed innovative eHealth solutions...

Pervasive connectivity still a pipe dream in Africa?

The African continent is still being marked by a lack of pervasive connectivity. This is largely because of outdated infrastructure such as copper and GSM networks, as well as delayed decisions around the introduction of 3G and 4G technologies....

Why attend Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa?

The 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017) is set to take place on 29 and 30 August at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. This two-day event will feature provocative panel discussions, interactive roundtables and a roster of thought-leading,...
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