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  • President Paul Kagame,

    Kigali shortlisted for global award

    February 5, 2019 • HealthcareComments Off on Kigali shortlisted for global award

    Rwanda is taking a long-term view of its healthcare system and building the foundations for a precision medicine approach to patient care. With that being said, Kigali, the capital of Rwanda has been nominated among 16 finalists for the first edition of the...

  • iHub first tokenised African tech accelerator

    Nairobi’s iHub becomes Africa’s first tokenised tech incubator

    November 12, 2018 • East Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Nairobi’s iHub becomes Africa’s first tokenised tech incubator

    Kenyan innovation hub and tech accelerator iHub has recently partnered with Raise, a Bahamian and Kenyan technology company that has developed a company ownership platform to manage compliant digital securities in frontier markets. The announcement of this...

  • Join leading organisations at Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2018

    FisioCloud Brazil Co-Founder joins HISA 2018 as speaker

    September 19, 2018 • Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on FisioCloud Brazil Co-Founder joins HISA 2018 as speaker

    Ana Lídia Moreira, CCO & Co-Founder of FisioCloud Brazil, will deliver a keynote at the 4th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa on 17 -18 October 2018. Ana Lídia is a Biologist,...

  • 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...

  • Jabra

    How your phone use is affecting your health

    September 20, 2017 • Healthcare, Online & Social, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on How your phone use is affecting your health

    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...

  • South Africa: Cutting-edge treatment available for previously untreatable cancers

    November 4, 2016 • Healthcare, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Cutting-edge treatment available for previously untreatable cancers

    The Life Healthcare Group, one of South Africa’s leading hospital groups brings sophisticated radiation cancer technology to cancer patients in the Midlands, utilising a highly qualified and dedicated team at Life Hilton Private Hospital to ensure that...

  • What's really driving Africa's cyber-security workforce shortage?

    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...

  • 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...

  • Financial Innovation Summit

    In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

    August 21, 2015 • Features, Healthcare, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Healthcare Innovation Summit

    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...

  • Nigeria, Intel boost rural health

    April 28, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria, Intel boost rural health

    Nigeria and Intel are looking to increase access to rural healthcare and boost delivery systems in locations outside major metropolitan areas. It is part of the country’s efforts to meet Millennium Development Goals established by the United Nations. Intel...

  • African telecom sector targets fake medicines

    April 11, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    An African business daily newspaper has reported that mobile phone service providers and IT companies are looking to increase their profile through health. In an effort to win over more customers and retain their existing clients, the newspaper reported that...

  • Cure change fatigue with a healthy dose of change management

    July 8, 2009 • FeaturesComments Off on Cure change fatigue with a healthy dose of change management

    It is clear that both internationally and in South Africa, the medical profession is adopting a bigger focus on medical information systems. There is a theoretical and practical need for the collection, analysing and sharing of patient information between...

  • Ericsson / UN bring digital health benefits to Africa

    March 10, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ericsson / UN bring digital health benefits to Africa

    The United Nations Office for Partnerships, in conjunction with Ericsson, has launched a new project to enable the use of mobile-health applications and services in rural Africa...

  • MTN promotes healthy lifestyles in SA

    January 7, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN promotes healthy lifestyles in SA

    LEADING South African based mobile network services provider, MTN has pledged its commitment to the promotion of healthy lifestyles amid concerns that more South Africans were succumbing to ‘silent killers.&#...

  • Mobile phones could cause skin-rash

    October 17, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile phones could cause skin-rash

    The British Association of Dermatologists has warned that some mobile phones – if used for long periods – could cause skin rashes on the ears of face cheeks. The unidentified rash or itchy skin, nicknamed “mobile phone dermatitis,” can...

  • Ericsson to bring digital-health to Africa

    October 17, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ericsson to bring digital-health to Africa

    Ericsson’s experience in Bangladesh and India shows that people with even an average income of $ 1.25 per day can have access to medical care with the help of mobile connectivity...