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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) (http://www.philips.com) has opened its first Community Life Centre in Kenya, an integrated solution for More »

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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 »

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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 »

GE Healthcare Selected as a Strategic Partner to Support Kenya Healthcare Modernization Program

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  GE Healthcare announced as key technology partner for wide-scale radiology infrastructure modernization program aimed at transforming 98 hospitals across Kenya’s 47 counties via comprehensive, wing-to-wing solution package As part of a wide-scale healthcare transformation program, one of the largest of its kind in Africa, the Kenyan Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced GE Healthcare

Africa: AirStrip ONE mobile platform and Sense4Baby fetal/maternal monitoring system set for launching

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AirStrip® and The Batswadi Group have announced a strategic partnership to bring the AirStrip ONE® mobile interoperability platform and the Sense4Baby wireless fetal/maternal monitoring system into ten African countries, with an initial launch in South Africa.Batswadi will gradually expand the AirStrip product rollout to nine other countries, including Namibia, Botswana, Ghana,Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mauritius and Rwanda. “South Africa has some of the most advanced hospitals in the world and benefits from

The case for nutritional health delivered over mobile in Tanzania

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The GSMA Mobile for Development mHealth team has recently completed some in-depth analysis on the market feasibility of launching mHealth services in Tanzania from the perspective of child and maternal nutritional health. The summary findings make insightful reading as they provide a guide to some of the most pressing issues currently facing stakeholders involved in

Mobile Health, Africa is leading this one

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When everything seems to be working against you, suddenly there is an opportunity to create or lead in discovering something new. Africa is plagued with all sorts of problems, to an extent, to find solutions to its problems can be problematic too. Since the inception or introduction of mobile applications to healthcare, it hasn’t find

Ugandan labs win innovation awards

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The Central Public Health laboratories (CPHL) and Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) got best practice awards for their inventions that have improved the health of millions of Ugandans.They were honoured by the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), a pan-African professional body mandated to strengthen laboratory services in Africa.   CPHL stood out for its

Nigeria: ITU Launches ‘Ebola-Info-Sharing’ Mobile Application

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By Adeyemi Adepetun( Nigeria Guardian) TO further curb the growing influence of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has launched a free mobile Application to be used in the campaign against the disease in Africa and other part of the world. The “Ebola-Info-Sharing” mobile App facilitates coordination among organizations responding

West Michigan organization gets first-ever x-ray machine for South Sudan Hospital

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An x-ray machine is being sent to a South Sudanese hospital for the first time. Spectrum Health donated the $70,000 machine to Partners in Compassionate Care to be sent to a hospital they started in 2003 in South Sudan called Memorial Christian Hospital. Spectrum Health got the request to donate the machine in Spring 2013 from one