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.
Despite the existing challenges in healthcare, data shows that Telehealth through remote consultations are not only feasible but also deemed safe and effective.
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
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
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.
L’objectif de cette acquisition est de créer un groupe pharmaceutique diversifié au Maroc et en Afrique, construit autour de pôles spécialisés et compleméntaires.
IFC and KERA in a deal to improve access to healthcare services in West Africa using digital solutions
KERA digitizes and connects distributed health information to create an integrated health platform for Africa, starting in Senegal.
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.
EAC to develop health data governance to foster digital transformation of the health sector in East Africa
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.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) today in Cairo launched an African Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Programme under its Creative Africa Nexus Initiative (CANEX).
‘Move Afrika’ to Galvanize a citizen-led advocacy campaign to promote health and equity, defend our planet, and create economic opportunity.
Dislog Group acquiert 100% des actions la société Africare.
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 (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).
Konza Technopolis and the Ministry of Health have unveiled a new medical system designed to unify medical records in public hospitals across the country.
Chil Femtech Center has unveiled an E-Hygiene Shop, a first-of-its-kind online platform aimed at significantly enhancing the hygiene standards in partner health facilities across Africa.
Bill Gates a annoncé un financement de 40 millions de dollars pour faciliter la recherche de vaccin ARN
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
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.
British International Investment partners with Access Bank Plc to extend $60 million trade finance facility
British International Investment partners with Access Bank Plc extended $60 million to ensure availability of key commodities across import-dependent economies and critical inputs for manufacturing goods, medicine, commodities, construction, food and agriculture across five African countries.
President of Rwanda H.E Paul Kagame inaugurates surgical research, training centre IRCAD Africa
Verve, Africa’s leading domestic payment cards and tokens brand, and leading global sportswear giant, adidas have announced a significant collaboration which takes the sixth (6th) edition of VerveLife, one of the biggest fitness festival series on the African continent, to the next level.
The Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Health has unveiled the thirty startups from around the world selected for its 2023 cohort.
Audere, a global digital health non-profit developing HealthPulse™ solutions to advance health equity in underserved communities worldwide, has celebrated the announcement of the formation of Audere Africa, a non-profit subsidiary headquartered and led out of Johannesburg, South Africa.
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.
The technical assistance will support the EIB’s plan to make at least €500 million available for health systems in Sub-Saharan African countries.
UK government commits £15 million funding to strengthen health workforce in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana
The UK will provide a multi-million pound boost to support healthcare staff recruitment and retention in 3 African countries - Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana - supporting resilience against global health challenges.
[Kenya] Medtech conference calls for investment in local solutions to bolster medical devices sector
Kenya is the fourth largest medical technology devices exporter in Africa at 3.1 percent of exports from Africa to the rest of the world ahead of Tunisia and Mauritius according to a keynote speech at the just concluded inaugural Transforming African Medtech Conference.
Ecobank and AMREF partner to ease emergency air and ground evacuation of patients across East Africa
Pan African Bank Ecobank Kenya Limited has partnered with AMREF Flying Doctors to offer Maisha Membership; an air and ground ambulance scheme to the Bank's clientele.
Medical technology company Siemens Healthineers has joined IFC's Africa Medical Equipment Facility (AMEF) to make medical imaging and cancer care equipment more affordable on the continent.
[Nigeria] Remedial Health raises $12 million to deliver financial services for neighbourhood pharmacies
Nigeria’s Remedial Health, an e-health startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical value chain more efficient, has secured US$12 million in an equity and debt funding round.
Swedfund invested USD 5 million into Transform Health Fund (THF) managed by AfricInvest. It is a blended-finance fund that will invest in African health care.
African governments are collaborating with tech innovators to strengthen local health supply chains, report
Salient Advisory has launched its latest annual market intelligence report highlighting a robust pan-African ecosystem of innovators improving the safety and efficiency of health supply chains across the continent
Zuri Health has secured additional Investment from Marula Square, a venture capital firm investing in visionary entrepreneurs across Africa.
East Africa’s leading digital health access platform, Kasha, has announced a successful Series B fundraising round of $21 million, led by Knife Capital, a pan-African venture capital firm based out of South Africa.
Six months after raising an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures, Kenyan health-tech startup Zuri Health has yet again raised another undisclosed amount.
Piex Group renforce sa présence dans les pays d’Afrique sub-saharienne anglophone grâce à une alliance stratégique avec Phillips Pharma Group, un Distributeur majeur dans la région.
Ghanaian health tech startup Berry Health has raised $1.6 million in a pre-seed funding round, a round which saw participation from large-scale U.S. fund Lightspeed Ventures and General Catalyst.
MYDAWA, the Kenyan health-tech startup famous for its e-pharmacy platform has received a US $20 million capital injection from private equity investor Alta Semper Capital.
FSD Africa Investments, AfricInvest, Malaria No More, and Health Finance Coalition (HFC) have announced the establishment of the Transform Health Fund (THF), a blended-finance fund for scaling proven and innovative healthcare models in Africa.
Seedstars Capital and Fondation Botnar have announced the launch of the Seedstars Youth Wellbeing Ventures mandate.
International partnership combines Artificial Intelligence with real-world experience to boost the Nigerian health system
Nigeria’s overburdened health system is getting a major boost from powerful Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology through a new international health partnership.
Fosun Pharma dans la construction de la plus grande usine de produits pharmaceutiques en Côte d’Ivoire
IFC soutient Fosun Pharma dans la construction de la plus grande usine de produits pharmaceutiques en Côte d’Ivoire.
Helium Health, a Lagos-headquartered healthtech company providing Software-as-a-service (SaaS) tools, financing, and insights to healthcare providers and public health organizations, announced today it has raised $30M in Series-B funding.
La start-up spécialisée dans le diagnostic pathologique à distance, DataPathology, accueille Azur Innovation Fund, un nouvel investisseur local dans son tour de table.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japanese Government on Friday handed over a laboratory facility to Ghana at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra.
AFIA PHARMA Ltd. has partnered with a top-notch telemedicine service, Babyl Rwanda to improve Rwandans patients' access to healthcare.
La coopération couvre tous les domaines de la santé et de la médecine, notamment les préparations pharmaceutiques, les principes actifs, les articles de conditionnement, les consommables pharmaceutiques et les dispositifs médicaux ainsi que les équipements et matériels de production pharmaceutique.
Quro Medical, the South African e-health startup has received a $1.3 million investment from leading investment firm the Mineworkers Investment Company (MIC).
South African healthtech startup Guidepost has unveiled an AI-powered chatbot to help citizens living with diabetes better manage their condition.
IFC has announced an investment in Kenyan healthcare provider Avenue Group Limited that will support the company's strategy to grow its healthcare offering and boost its patient reach by 20 percent across the country over the next five years.
AMICO Group Adopts RISE with SAP to enhance omnichannel solutions for its customers in the MENA healthcare market
AMICO Group, a UAE-based player in healthcare specialty markets in the MENA region, is continuing its digital transformation journey supported by technology company SAP SE to enhance its customer experience and engagement through personalized, omnichannel solutions, and to increase agility and enable future expansion plans.
AI is becoming a significant part of our lives, and there's a growing concern that it will replace human jobs, leading to unemployment.
Viva Technology et la Société financière internationale (IFC) ont annoncé le Top 45 des start-up retenues pour la deuxième édition des AfricaTech Awards, une initiative panafricaine visant à reconnaître et soutenir les start-up émergentes à l'origine de l'innovation et de l'impact sur le développement à travers le continent.
IFC announced an investment in Kenyan healthcare provider Avenue Group Limited that will support the company's strategy to grow its healthcare offering and boost its patient reach by 20 percent across the country over the next five years.
The new technology links schools with telemedicine equipment manufacturers who have technologies that are compatible with CHIL's Telemedicine Artificial Intelligence chatbot
Huawei Technologies has singled out the local health sector for its Digital Hospital, a new raft of systems designed to support the county digitalization programs.
The new investment is set to drive innovation and help expand access to specialty drugs across Africa.
The Head of State said the partnership once finalised will also include skills transfer to boost the country’s human capital in the pharmaceutical industry.
Zuri Health, the Kenyan health-tech has launched a new digital outpatient service designed specifically for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives.
Wazima Health, Africa’s Integrated e-Health Telemedicine and Health management UK company, AXESS Networks, and COMITAS e-Health, a Spanish Telemedicine Service Provider, hereby announce their joint partnership.
la BEI et Afreximbank lancent une initiative d’investissement de 200 millions d’EUR à l’appui de la résilience sanitaire.
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosts lead partners of Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM) for review of vaccine manufacturing ecosystem in Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region warms up to the hospitality industry’s expansion binge
Global respected hotel brands are expanding their footprint and have identified Africa as a key investment destination with the East African region catching their attention for its MICE, business and leisure growth potential.
BioNTech SE reached the next milestone in the establishment of scalable mRNA vaccine production in Africa.
Africa’s public health supply chain institution – and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Cape Town to strengthen public health supply chains by enhancing medicine access in the region.
Salcit and The Smart Africa Alliance (SA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the delivery of digital health solutions in the respiratory space and improve lives of the citizens of Africa.
La Dre Leke est une spécialiste mondialement reconnue en matière d’immunologie et de parasitologie et notamment de paludisme.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), intended to bring the transformational power of mobile connectivity to support Africa's most significant healthcare challenges, has been signed between the GSMA and the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
Villgro Africa has invested over $1.36 million in 36 Kenyan healthcare startups over the last 7 years with plans to launch a Biotech Innovation Hub as part of its regional expansion.
Dr Pate will assume the role of GAVI's CEO as of 3 August 2023, replacing Dr Seth Berkley, who will step down after 12 years leading the Alliance
MultiChoice a présélectionné 11 start-ups pour leur permettre d'obtenir un financement international et de faire passer leurs petites entreprises au niveau supérieur.
Envisionit Deep AI, a South African health-tech startup that uses AI to bridge the gap in diagnostic imaging, has received $1.65m to expand access to medical imaging.
The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association- Nairobi Branch (KPA) and the African Management Institute (AMI) has signed an agreement for KPA to become a recruiting partner for AMI’s Kenya Grow Your Business program.
Egypt’s digital healthcare startup Yodawy has raised $16 million in a Series B funding round co-led by Delivery Hero Ventures and Global Ventures, bringing its total funding to $24.5 million,
Zuri Health has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures. The funds will be used to support Zuri’s growth and expansion across Africa.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has announced the launch of INFUSE 2.0, an innovation scaling hub to accelerate immunisation systems upgrades for the world's most in-need countries.
Advancing Women in Investing (AWI) is excited to be part of the $1 million seed round for Uncover alongside FirstCheck Africa, Future Africa, and IgniteXL as well as angel investors ex-SokoWatch COO Kwenhui Tawah and WPP Scangroup CEO Patricia Ithau.
[Column] Bonisiwe Tshabalala: Five technology priorities for enhancing the African healthcare sector
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?
Femsin Technoloigies Solutions Limited is an IT solution company based in Lagos. Temitope O. Oguntosin, the company's CTO, in an interview with Africa Business Communities talks on the state of the company as well as its future growth strategies.
Orius Medical is a Nigerian health startup that provides mental care and support through psychotherapy and mental health education.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency announced the launch of its Coalition for Healthcare Infrastructure in Africa, a collaboration with U.S. industry to advance Africa’s healthcare infrastructure priorities in partnership with Africa’s public and private sectors.
At the U.S.-Africa Business Forum, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced active commitments across Africa totaling more than $11 billion. This includes $369 million of new active commitments announced as part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
Through a strong focus on delivering radiology, diagnostic imaging, and nuclear medicine delivering oncology solutions, the goal of the collaboration is to enhance the well-being of communities and potentially save lives.
ONEWEB and Q-KON Africa sign five-year agreement to distribute Low Earth Orbit satellite connectivity services in Africa
Q-KON Africa will be a provider of OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency satellite internet connectivity in key African countries to benefit schools, hospitals, businesses and governments.
[column] Dr. Kevin Muragaijimana MD: A need for Artificial Intelligence-based company in Africa Health sector
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.
Vodacom has launched a cutting-edge patient engagement solution which includes a computer-aided emergency services dispatch system, a first for South Africa’s public healthcare sector.
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.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced it has awarded a grant to Fly Zipline Ghana, for a feasibility study to expand healthcare access in Ghana and Nigeria using unmanned aerial vehicles.
New technologies are reshaping the blood transfusion value chain to bring greater efficiency, traceability and consistency to this life-saving procedure.
Le groupe Orange Côte d'Ivoire et Vanu, Inc. ont annoncé un partenariat pour fournir de la connectivité dans les zones rurales de Côte d'Ivoire et aux filiales du groupe Orange Côte d'Ivoire au Burkina Faso et au Liberia.
New technologies are reshaping the blood transfusion value chain to bring greater efficiency, traceability and consistency to this life-saving procedure.
The project will be executed in collaboration with PATH, and funded by The Stop TB Partnership and UNOPS.
Sanlam has announced today that it has submitted an offer letter to the board of AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited (AfroCentric), expressing Sanlam’s firm intention to acquire AfroCentric shares that would result in Sanlam acquiring a controlling shareholding in AfroCentric.
West African private equity fund manager, CardinalStone Capital Advisers (CCA), has announced a $6 million investment in Nigeria's healthtech startup AfyA Care as part of the company’s Series A capital raise.
Sanlam and MTN Group announced the strategic alliance to market and distribute insurance and investment products across Africa.
South Africa’s Cape Innovation & Technology Initiative (CiTi) has opened its new East Africa office in Kigali, Rwanda, and announced a collaboration with the Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy’s (AGGP) Jasiri Talent Investor programme and the Jasiri Accelerator.
Avec une sursouscription de 50 %, cette levée de fonds marque le premier investissement de Health54, véhicule de capital risque dédié au secteur de la santé du groupe CFAO, dont la division CFAO Healthcare est le plus grand distributeur de produits et services pharmaceutiques en Afrique subsaharienne.
Proparco rejoint Development Partners International (« DPI »), un fonds d’investissement de premier plan sur l’Afrique, en tant qu’actionnaires de la plateforme KELIX bio.