09-25-2020 | 07:25:00
Insurers must explore new ways to build capabilities to meet the digital needs of customers as BigTechs and non-traditional players enter the insurance space, according to the World InsurTech Report 2020.
09-24-2020 | 06:03:00
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is allocating $1 million in funding to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help Egypt enhance radiation therapy for cancer patients.
09-23-2020 | 13:37:00
Power Africa, through the USAID, announced grants totaling $2.6 million to solar energy companies to provide reliable, affordable off-grid electricity to nearly 300 healthcare facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.
09-23-2020 | 07:27:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a partnership with South African-listed Imperial to jointly develop a modular screening and treatment healthcare infrastructure program in Sub-Saharan Africa to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
09-23-2020 | 07:21:00
CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services (CTI) has announced the acquisition of Clinart, a full-service CRO with nearly 20 years of experience and strong local expertise in the (MENA) region.
09-22-2020 | 14:07:00
The World Health Organization received a donation of $1 million from the Qatar Fund for Development to support its ongoing work in Sudan for a period of one year.
09-21-2020 | 06:03:00
The Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine for COVID-19 has endorsed a protocol for phase III clinical trials of herbal medicine for COVID-19.
09-18-2020 | 06:11:00
A newly established Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) has been unveiled at Kailahun District Hospital in Sierra Leone.
09-17-2020 | 07:14:00
Facebook, in partnership with the National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ) announced a new feature to encourage people to donate blood.
09-15-2020 | 09:34:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) have partnered with the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), to launch a new Arab-Africa Trade Bridges Program initiative.
09-14-2020 | 06:15:45
Ebola is spreading in a western province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), raising fears that the disease could reach neighbouring Republic of Congo and even the capital, Kinshasa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
09-11-2020 | 13:06:00
Innovative health organization Illumina, Inc. has collaborated with 54gene, a health technology company whose mission is to advance precision medicine capabilities in Africa through research, advanced molecular diagnostics and clinical programs.
09-09-2020 | 07:16:00
Low- and middle-income countries could soon leapfrog high-income countries in their adoption of new AI-enabled technologies in health, suggests a report led by the Novartis Foundation and Microsoft.
09-08-2020 | 09:04:00
The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced more than $15 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help end the outbreak of Ebola in Équateur Province in DRC.
09-07-2020 | 15:04:00
IFC announced a loan to International Medical Group (IMG) to strengthen services at the healthcare provider’s Ugandan hospital and clinics, allowing them to continue to deliver quality medical care.
09-21-2020 | 06:40:00
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) encourages the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care to maintain and replicate this first of its kind nurse-led Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) healthcare model across the country.
09-16-2020 | 16:44:20
South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner.
09-04-2020 | 12:26:26
With Covid-19, came a flood of new telehealth (virtual consulting) healthcare solutions, exposing more patients to its benefits and features.
09-02-2020 | 10:49:06
Finding ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic has been a shock. We've spent a lot of time fine-tuning ways in which we can prevent ourselves from catching the virus.
08-28-2020 | 14:23:00
Mental health is said to be a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, to cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.
08-28-2020 | 14:05:00
For many public health workers in Uganda, responding to disease outbreaks of epidemic potential in not new. This is because the country has been in preparedness and response modes for quite some time.
08-28-2020 | 05:18:13
As the prevalence of COVID-19 accelerates across Africa, over 40 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to clean water and are unable to heed the advice of health experts to wash their hands.