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DHL discusses delivering healthcare to Africa

DHL's 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference saw over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts come together to discuss 'Delivering Healthcare to Africa'...

3 days ago

World's first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda...

By Collins Mwai 3 days ago

Pioneering mini pacemaker technology comes to Africa

In an African first, a series of four procedures to implant the world's smallest pacemaker was performed at Mediclinic Panorama in Cape Town...

21 Oct 2016

Money can't be the only motive for developing life-saving medicines

Prior to 2015, Zika was an obscure virus that received little global attention. No one expected it to spread so rapidly. Consequently, no vaccine were developed....

By Ruth Dreifuss and Malebona Precious Matsoso 21 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by 7 Oct 2016 awards African innovation presented six Innovation Challenge in Africa awards to what it considers leading examples of ideas, apps, websites and/or online services...

3 Oct 2016

Diagnosing Africa's poor health with technology

The question is how do we keep the healthcare sector sustainable and how will this play out in Africa?..

29 Sep 2016

Zuckerberg fund pledges $3bn to banish disease

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife pledged $3bn over the next decade to efforts to prevent, cure or manage disease...

22 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Addressing antimicrobial resistance on our farms and in our food

The significant risk to human health posed by antimicrobial resistance and its connection to and impact on agriculture will be discussed at a high-level UN event...

15 Sep 2016

Malawi's rickshaw ambulances cycle the sick to care

It is a sweltering day in Malawi's Nsanje district and the gravel paths in Nelson village are deserted...

By Ina Skosana 12 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: UFS unveils polyurethane heart valve prototype

Apart from preventing and treating rheumatic fever in Africa, limited access to interventions, such as heart-valve replacement, remains a major challenge on the continent...

1 Sep 2016

Engage with government at eHealthALIVE2016

There's just a week to go before eHealthALIVE2016 kicks off at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg between 6 and 7 September...

30 Aug 2016

IBM Research opens second lab on African continent

IBM Research has opened its second research location on the African continent and announced several new project collaborations...

26 Aug 2016

Fewer insulin injections for type 2 diabetes

A new insulin co-formulation will simplify the treatment of type 2 diabetes...

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2016

Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

Increasing accessibility to medicine in Africa

An initiative aimed at creating sustainable approaches to improving access to medicine has been introduced in Kenya...

26 Aug 2016

Why we need to unite to feed children while at school

In a call for Cape Town to unite against hunger at our schools, the Peninsula School Feeding Association's Charity Family Fun Walk, Blisters for Bread, will take place at the Green Point Cricket Club on Sunday, 28 August...

Issued by Peninsula School Feeding Association 16 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

H3D makes second malaria drug breakthrough

A new potent antimalarial development candidate with the potential to both treat and prevent of malaria has been identified by UCT's H3D...

By Kim Cloete 27 Jul 2016

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