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Healthtech South Africa

Safetech AURA Raises $4.7-Million in Huge Series A Funding Round

AURA, a leading African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured $4.7-million (R62 million) in a Series A funding round, which was led by South Africa's MultiChoice Group (MCG), KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This latest round positions AURA favourably...

Robot Joins ICU Teams in Pretoria Hospital to Help with COVID-19 Patients

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria (UP) and Steve Biko Academic Hospital have welcomed "Stevie", a mobile robot that will help improve the treatment of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be done through instant...

E-Health Framework in Development for South Africa

South Africa’s healthcare organisations are currently on a journey to providing comprehensive and accessible healthcare services to all its citizens, in both the private and public healthcare ecosystems. However, the finalisation of legislation and standards that govern this sector...

Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. Healthtech was on the radar this week as the pandemic shows few signs of it slowing down. In Africa, scientists...

African Scientists Successfully Sequence Local COVID-19 Genome

South African researchers announced the successful genome sequencing of a local sample of SARS-CoV-2, otherwise known as the novel coronavirus, in a report via Maverick Citizen. Scientists at the NICD (National Institute of Communicable Diseases) together with the South African...

COVID-19 News: Johannesburg Hospital Innovates Device that Protects Healthcare Workers from Infection

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...

COVID-19 News: HIV/AIDS Detection Tech Adapted to Fight Coronavirus

Qode Health Solutions (Qode) has configured their existing Lynx, Insight and Knowledge Center solutions used by various USAID and CDC-funded partners from several countries, including South Africa, in the fight against HIV/AIDS to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The solutions are...
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Ericsson & MTN Collaborate for Digital Skills & Sustainability

Ericsson and MTN Group have unveiled a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 in...
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