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Nigeria: Airtel launches mobile Health services to boost maternity care

Airtel, Nigeria, has made a bold and innovative move to reduce infant and maternal mortality rate in the country. It More »

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Africa Healthcare: Philips launched Primary Healthcare Hub

Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) ( has opened its first Community Life Centre in Kenya, an integrated solution for More »


Cardiopad: Africa’s first medical tablet sending results via a mobile-phone connection wins 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise

 Five young visionaries from Africa, India, Europe and the Middle East were announced today at London’s leading scientific institution, the More »

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Peek presents another dimension into eye examination and diagnosis

  A team of ophthalmologists, developers and engineers have created a mobile app and clip-on hardware that transforms a low-cost More »

Uganda SALT project

SALT is using Telephone helpline to improve treatment of HIV/AIDS in Uganda Healthcare

By Pat Robert Larubi: In the late 90’s HIV/AIDS debate and disclosure was a nightmare for many Ugandans. People who More »

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Portable Solar Power Suitcase Reduces Maternal and Infant Mortality

By Derek Markham: In the developed world, we take modern healthcare and all of the technology that supports it for granted, More »


IBM Watson to boost Africa Healthcare

IBM  has launched a 10-year initiative to bring Watson and other cognitive systems to Africa in a bid to fuel More »

Seven breakthroughs that will transform global health

Which seven pressure points should the global health community focus on to save millions of lives? Continue reading… …read more

Bill Gates Reflects On Global Health Progress Made In 2014

Gates Notes: Good News You May Have Missed In 2014 Bill Gates reflects on global health progress made in 2014, including a decrease in under-five deaths worldwide; milestones met in HIV/AIDS efforts; the widespread implementation of a rotavirus vaccine; a new TB treatment regimen; and Nigeria’s success in eliminating Ebola …read more

Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa


The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and global telecommunications operator Orange announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. These mHealth innovations will help treat and care for individuals in developing countries across Africa.

BABCOCK  University  adopts IICT  EMIIS Electronic Medical Records.   

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The Institute for Information & Communication Technology [IICT] announced that its Electronic Medicare  Information Intelligence System [EMIIS] has been successfully customized and deployed at Babcock University Teaching Hospital as  BEMR [Babcock Electronic Medical  Records]. The independent hospital reported a smooth process with no disruption   to hospital services and on schedule, just nine months after the

M-Health: Tanzania’s Safe Motherhood Text Messaging Service enters third year

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Since its launch two years ago, 500,000men and women accumulatively received 40 million informative safe motherhood messages and reminders through the  Wazazi Nipendeni SMS service.

Bayer collaborates with DNDi to accelerate the elimination of river blindness in targeted countries of Africa


German pharma major Bayer (BAYN: DE) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) have signed an agreement under which Bayer will provide the active ingredient emodepside to support DNDi in its effort to develop a new oral drug to treat river blindness (or onchocerciasis).

Clinical Conditions app is a study in how not to make a medical app

Clinical Conditions app is a study in how not to make a medical app. The post Clinical Conditions app is a study in how not to make a medical app appeared first on iMedicalApps. …read more