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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 »

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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 »

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Progress In Improving Women’s And Children’s Health

New York, May 25 2011 – Visiting with health workers in Ethiopia, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today spotlighted the progress made More »

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African apps boost business growth

By  Louise Greenwood BBC Africa Business Report, Nairobi Africa is the world’s fastest growing telecoms market and mobile phones have More »

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Cell Phones Come to Rescue of Africa’s Health Sector

By Nico Colombant Several U.S. non profit organizations are releasing new products to use in Africa to help governments and More »

SAP introduce innovative mobile birth application in Kenya

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Up until now, the number of birth registrations, especially in rural areas of Africa, remains shockingly low with only fifty percent of children being registered on average. Children born in Kenya must be registered within 90 days of their birth. If they are not registered within this period then citizens

Kenya: Online nutrition calculator aims to boost kids’ health

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By Lawrence Mbae. A new web based nutrition calculator to help foster healthy nutrition among kids has been launched. Nestlé Kenya, through its MILO® brand, has unveiled A new web based nutrition calculator to help foster healthy nutrition among kids at a time when health statistics indicate that obesity rate

Telemedicine Connects University of Virginia to Uganda

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They may be thousands of miles apart, but students and professors at the University of Virginia have teamed up with students and professors at a university in Uganda to help each other learn about medicine. Telemedicine is a video conferencing system initially intended to connect patients throughout Virginia with doctors

Annual, International Telemedicine and eHealth Forum (“Med-e-Tel”) taking place on 9-11 April 2014 in Luxembourg

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Luxembourg, 7 April 2014 — The 12th edition of Med-e-Tel, the International Telemedicine and eHealth Forum, will take place on 9-11 April 2014 at the Luxexpo Exhibition and Congress Center in Luxembourg. Med-e-Tel, organized by the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), is one of the premier events worldwide

First point of care blood test for heart disease in Malawi

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A team of researchers from University College Dublin and Imperial College London have carried out a blood test for detecting early signs of heart disease for the first time in Malawi, Africa as part of a new research project for the management of type 2 diabetes.

Uganda: Behold a mobile device to remind you to wash your hands

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As more Ugandans continue to embrace the use of computers and computing skills, it is worthy to note that the times spent on computers are not only for socializing and having huge junks of non-productive information but rather gathering skills and knowledge that can be used to solve a number

“My Healthline”: Orange’s first healthcare hotline in Cameroon

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Press Release: YAOUNDE, Cameroon, March 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Orange (http://www.orange.com) aims to expand My Healthline to other sub-Saharan African countries and extend the scope beyond sexual health, all built on a common Orange Healthcare platform.