Africa Health

Aspen concludes two significant agreements with Sandoz for China and Europe

12-06-2023 | 05:56:02
Aspen Global Incorporated has concluded two interdependent agreements with Sandoz AG concerning the acquisition of Sandoz’s Chinese business and the disposal to Sandoz of four anaesthetic products in Europe.

Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) secures $20 Million in funding

11-27-2023 | 06:29:00
Africa Healthcare Network (AHN) secures $20 Million in funding led by Africa50 and AfricInvest for a continent-wide expansion.

IFC et KERA Health Platforms ont annoncé un partenariat pour enrichir l'écosystème de soins de santé

11-27-2023 | 06:23:00
IFC et KERA Health Platforms ont annoncé un partenariat qui permettra de connecter et d'enrichir l'écosystème de soins de santé grâce à des services utilisant l'intelligence artificielle (IA).

[South Africa] lVodacom partners with Free State Department of Health to launch digital health solutions

11-24-2023 | 13:02:55
Vodacom in partnership with the Free State Department of Health, launched two cutting-edge digital health solutions that are aimed at providing patients excellent medical care in public hospitals across the Free State province.

Laprophan annonce l’acquisition d’Amanys Pharma

11-23-2023 | 11:14:00
L’objectif de cette acquisition est de créer un groupe pharmaceutique diversifié au Maroc et en Afrique, construit autour de pôles spécialisés et compleméntaires.

Cigna Healthcare partners with AAR Insurance to provide new services in East Africa

11-23-2023 | 10:25:00
This Cigna and AAR Insurance Kenya partnership seamlessly blends local expertise with global reach, providing policyholders with unmatched access to healthcare services on a global scale.

IFC and KERA in a deal to improve access to healthcare services in West Africa using digital solutions

11-23-2023 | 07:20:00
KERA digitizes and connects distributed health information to create an integrated health platform for Africa, starting in Senegal.

EAC to develop health data governance to foster digital transformation of the health sector in East Africa

11-20-2023 | 11:35:55
Dr. Nzeyimana said the process of developing the framework on Health Data Governance is already underway, adding that EALA has become the first EAC Organ to be consulted on the process.

In Partnership with the RDB, Move Afrika to take place every year for the next five years in Kigali

11-06-2023 | 08:45:00
‘Move Afrika’ to Galvanize a citizen-led advocacy campaign to promote health and equity, defend our planet, and create economic opportunity.

Dislog Health Care finalise l'acquisition d'Africare

11-06-2023 | 06:48:33
Dislog Group acquiert 100% des actions la société Africare.

Almouneer raises US$3.6 million for healthcare in Middle East and Africa (MEA)

11-01-2023 | 06:47:00
Almouneer, the leading digital transformation platform revolutionizing healthcare for patients and doctors across Middle East and Africa (MEA), announces its seed round fundraise of US$3.6 million.

Life Healthcare partners with RMB to sell its interest in Alliance Medical Group

10-26-2023 | 07:45:00
Life Healthcare (LHC) is selling 100% of its interest in UK-based diagnostics business Alliance Medical Group (AMG) to iCON Infrastructure LLP, in a deal worth ZAR 21 billion (GBP 910 million).

[South Africa] Primary Health Properties lists healthcare REIT on the JSE

10-25-2023 | 10:19:57
United Kingdom-based Primary Health Properties PLC (PHP) has listed a unique, healthcare-focused Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) on the JSE’s Main Board, trading under the share code PHP.

Bill Gates a annoncé un financement de 40 millions de dollars pour faciliter la recherche de vaccin ARN

10-18-2023 | 07:58:00
La B&M Gates Foundation promet 40 millions $ d’investissement pour aider à développer une plateforme IA en Afrique lors de la Réunion annuelle Grand Challenges 2023.

Président Macky Sall plaide en faveur de l'industrie biotechnologique avec la recherche de vaccins ARN

10-18-2023 | 07:48:00
Réunion annuelle Grand Challenges 2023: Le Président Macky Sall plaide en faveur de l'industrie biotechnologique avec la recherche de vaccins ARN et encourage la lutte contre le cancer.

[Column] Steve Bottger: Using technology and data to improve healthcare in South Africa

12-05-2023 | 13:05:00
Despite the existing challenges in healthcare, data shows that Telehealth through remote consultations are not only feasible but also deemed safe and effective.

[Column] Dr. Ahmadu Samateh: Unleashing the power of partnerships to transform healthcare in Africa

11-21-2023 | 10:15:00
Becoming a surgeon in The Gambia was not without challenges. With no medical school in our country at the time, I pursued education elsewhere. Armed with newfound knowledge and expertise, I returned to the country to make a positive impact on healthcare.

[Interview] Kenneth Njeru, Director of Africa Afya Healthcare

09-25-2023 | 12:17:00
I started my company in 2019 October at the age of 20. My first immediate costs were registering my company which cost about 80US Dollars and having the website done at about 400US Dollars.

[Interview] Dr. Allan Pamba, Executive Vice President, Africa, Roche Diagnostics

03-29-2023 | 09:28:00
Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives.

[Column] Bonisiwe Tshabalala: Five technology priorities for enhancing the African healthcare sector

01-18-2023 | 08:10:29
What actions can African countries, healthcare providers and healthcare organisations take to improve the provision of health services to the continent’s 1.4 billion citizens?

[Startup Interview] James Adebisi, Founder, Oruis Medical, Nigeria

12-23-2022 | 12:23:35
Orius Medical is a Nigerian health startup that provides mental care and support through psychotherapy and mental health education.

[column] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD: A need for Artificial Intelligence-based company in Africa Health sector

12-07-2022 | 14:12:00
Access to quality healthcare in low-income countries is impacted by many various factors. For example: In sub-Saharan Africa, the average number of physicians per 1000 per capita is 0.2 compared to Italy which has 8.0 doctors for a 1000 population this urge African countries to invest in Health Technology industry.

[Interview] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD, Founder & CEO of DoctorAI

11-28-2022 | 13:53:00
DoctorAI is a HealthTech and Artificial Intelligence-based company, officially registered in November 2021, founded by two Rwandans medical doctors ,Dr. Kevin MURAGIJIMANA & Dr. David NDAYISHIMIYE.

[Column] Renan Ozyerli: Equitable access to healthcare should be a bigger priority as the world emerges from COVID-19

11-17-2022 | 09:44:00
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the world is at “the beginning of the end” of the COVID-19 pandemic with the numbers of deaths and cases slowing considerably.

[Column] Cameron Beveridge: How tech is enhancing life-saving blood transfusion value chain

11-04-2022 | 11:31:26
New technologies are reshaping the blood transfusion value chain to bring greater efficiency, traceability and consistency to this life-saving procedure.

How Rwanda is using Artificial Intelligence to improve healthcare

10-07-2022 | 09:38:59
Drug stock-outs and shortage of medical equipment in health facilities in Rwanda are becoming a thing of the past, thanks to an innovation that is addressing procurement constraints.

[Column] Eyong Ebai: Now is the time to transform healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa

08-03-2022 | 11:29:00
That momentum is limiting the headwinds of the Covid pandemic and government financial restraints, global inflation, logistics logjams, and complementing the tailwinds found in the tremendous financial commitments from development agencies.

[Column] Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia: You transform economies with ideas, systems and institutions

07-20-2022 | 10:44:00
The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated his conviction in the indispensable role technology plays in the transformation of economies in the 21st Century.

[Forum] How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected business operations in Nigeria?

06-06-2022 | 11:30:00
Africa Business Communities has spoken with several founders, CEOs and startups in diverse industries in Nigeria about how the global pandemic has affected their business operations. For some, it was a game changer, for others it had little to no effect.

[Column] Kgomotso Ramoenyane: The pros and cons of implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for SMEs

05-03-2022 | 12:10:09
Several smaller companies followed suit, marking the beginning of a “trial-and-error” period that has highlighted both pros and cons for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and businesses across the board.