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FoneAstra: Mobile App to monitor breast-milk preservation in South Africa

The only thing constant these days is change. The possibility of what technology could do seems to have no boundary. More »

Airtel launches mobile-Health services

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 »

FoneAstra: Mobile App to monitor breast-milk preservation in South Africa

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The only thing constant these days is change. The possibility of what technology could do seems to have no boundary. The availability of mobile phones and broadband services are bringing changes and inspiring people to venture into areas which would have been unthinkable a decade ago.  This development is bringing opportunities to the African continent.

Telemedicine Service over TV White Spaces Network launched in Botswana

first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana.

Botswana-UPenn Partnership (BUP) is collaborating with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub and other global partners to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana. The pilot project, called “Project Kgolagano,” will provide clinical consultations and diagnoses to a patient

LifeSaver auto-disable (AD) syringe to save and improve patient lives in developing countries

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Marc Koska OBE is on the verge of realising an ambition that has been the focus of his efforts for more than 20 years, introducing his LifeSaver auto-disable (AD) syringe to save as many as five million lives around the world every year. Usable only once, reducing the reuse of syringes will have a significant

Accenture boost Amref Health Africa effort to improve mobile health training in Kenya

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The Accenture Foundations have awarded Amref Health Africa an additional grant of US$3 million to help the organization enhance and scale its mobile health training program to 3,000 community health workers in Kenya. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Amref Health Africa to more than US$7.3 million since 2005. This grant is a part of Accenture’s corporate

March 1st Is Zero Discrimination Day: What’s Your Tolerance Level?

Zero Discrimination Day is a chance to celebrate diversity and to reject discrimination. By joining our voices together, we can be part of a resounding call for compassion, tolerance and peace. — UNAIDS Committing to making our word free of stigma and discrimination is not an option, IT’S A DUTY. — MICHEL SIDIBÉ, UNAIDS EXECUTIVE

Africa: 2015 Youth mHealth Innovation competition now on

first telemedicine service in Africa using TV white spaces to bring internet connectivity to hospitals and clinics across rural areas of Botswana.

By John Churu, Gaborone,   Botswana Botswana’s 2015 mHealth Innovation Competition has been launched with much promise from those taking part to excel beyond limit. This is the third competition in a series of such competitions organised by the Botswana Innovation Hub and other stakeholders who include Orange Botswana, University of Botswana, Unicef, BotswanaUPPEN Partnership,

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