Now a physician myself, I know that daily sickness and pain is also a reality for a billion people around the world who are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). When I was a child living in apartheid South Africa, I saw first-hand the pain and suffering experienced by the patients my parents cared for
Eindhoven, The Netherlands (May 2016) – MEDx eHealthCenter, a digital multi services in healthcare, has launched the latest innovation on how to have your medical bills paid. The new method is in a form of account balance you have as a credit charged periodically or fully by your relatives within and/or outside the country. The
Health Technology Forum (HTF) will hold the fifth annual Innovation Conference at Stanford on May 22-23 highlighting new models, technologies and ideas that are transforming healthcare. This year’s conference theme, “Common Good” will feature one and half days of programs designed to spark collaboration and thought leadership amongst those bringing innovation to the healthcare sector.
BY GABRIELLA MULLIGAN Global science and technology firm Merck and entrepreneurial advisory firm Intellecap will today host the first of a series of e-health meetups in Nairobi, Kenya, providing a platform for entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and public organizations in the healthcare sector to get inspired, exchange ideas, and network. Today’s e-health meetup focuses on the
The innovative Electronic Bed Management System (eBMS) had reduced patient waiting times for beds by at least two hours at some hospitals in the Steve Biko Academic Cluster in Pretoria, said the Gauteng department of health at the official launch on 19 April. During the pilot phase at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital earlier this
TIME: Obama Should Take Action to Protect the World’s Children Caryl M. Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF “U.S. ratification of the [U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)] is long overdue. … The benefits of U.S. ratification are clear. It would help restore …read more
U.S. Senate Democrats Urge Approval Of Emergency Zika Funding In Letter To Majority Leader McConnell
The Hill: Dems take Zika funding plea to Senate GOP “Senate Democrats are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to take action on President Obama’s long-delayed emergency funding request to fight the Zika virus. In a letter to McConnell sent Monday, Senate Democrats warned of a ‘heightened threat’ from …read more