There needs to be a serious focus on providing quality healthcare throughout Africa, which includes education about lifestyle conditions, accessible programmes for HIV/Aids and other endemic diseases and private sector participation, experts say.
In our experience battling the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, one solution saved lives, delivered major cost savings, and continues to help the economy rebuild and recover. For many, this solution is so simple and logical it is almost unexpected: digital payments.
Technology and pharma company Merck is open for applications to its second accelerator programme for digital health in Nairobi, Kenya this April. Startups will receive equity-free funding of $15,000 funding, three months coaching and mentoring as well as workspace at the Nairobi Garage.
PARIS, FRANCE: Companies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select group as they watch a trial.
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
MBABANE - Around three in every 10 young children in Swaziland are stunted by hunger, and 270,000 workers are physically affected by the lack of food, an official said on Tuesday (30 July), citing a government-backed study.