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Growing the African digital healthcare space

mLab Southern Africa, CSIR and the DST will continue their ReHealthAfrica initiative, focused on skills, product and enterprise development in healthcare tech...

18 Apr 2017

Future Digital Awards technology, innovation winners

HAMPSHIRE, UK: The Future Digital Awards have been awarded to companies that Juniper believes have made significant progress within their sector...

6 Apr 2017

Healthcare moves to mitigate cyber risk

The security risks facing the healthcare sector have never before been so broad or so complex...

23 Feb 2017

Smartphones are revolutionising medicine

Smartphones are revolutionising the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into medical devices, researchers say...

20 Feb 2017

Genetic testing in the age of personalised medicine

Pharmacogenomics gives medical practitioners the power to accurately determine the right drug and dose for the patient, based on their DNA...

8 Feb 2017

Medical startup benefits from Discovery's entreprenuerial programme

Discovery sponsors medical startup programme...

7 Feb 2017

Watch list: Four things that could change healthcare as we know it

Technology is fast changing the way we think about healthcare, from tailor-made medicines to genetic make-up and virtual doctor rooms...


Medical smart jacket tackles misdiagnosis of pneumonia

Following the death of his grandmother from pneumonia, Ugandan engineering undergraduate Brian Turyabagye began designing a biomedical “smart jacket”...

By Kate Hodal 12 Jan 2017

Genetic testing and personalised medicine

Patients are taking control of their own health and the demand more personalised and precise service from their healthcare practitioners...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Understanding and introducing innovation

Mediclinic believes it is important that there is meaningful scientific data to support new technologies...

10 Jan 2017

New equipment enhances minimally invasive cardiac procedures at Netcare Union Hospital

Advanced imaging technology is part of the upgrade to the cardiac catheterisation laboratory at a hospital in Johannesburg...

23 Dec 2016

3D printing gives young Meagan a helping hand

The potential of 3D printing technology to benefit people with disabilities is particularly relevant across Africa because of the low costs and short turnaround time...

14 Dec 2016

Mobile Health Clinics on the road to eliminate HIV

As we celebrate World Aids Day, a local company, Mobile Health Clinics (MHC), is set to play an integral role in the achievement of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal and stop the HIV epidemic in its tracks by 2030...

Issued by Jag Method 1 Dec 2016

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Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 2 days ago

Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017.

20 Apr 2017

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