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#StartupStory: Cape-based startup set to disrupt SA healthtech space

Cape-based startup InnoHealth recently secured seed capital for an AI-based digital healthcare platform that is set to disrupt the local healthtech space.

By Johannes Masiteng 2 days ago

What machine learning can offer Nigeria's healthcare system

Imagine it's 2030 - and a typical day in a Nigerian healthcare setting. In earlier decades, when a patient walked in, they could see piles of folders and a clutter of pens scattered all over the office...

By Busayo Ajuwon, Alice Richardson & Brett Lidbury 21 Jul 2021

Technology in hospitals can delay care: What doctors and nurses in South Africa told us

Information and communication technologies can dramatically improve healthcare delivery. They can make communication and exchange of information between healthcare professionals easier...

By Oluwamayowa O Ogundaini 29 Jun 2021

Top SA urologist becomes first to complete 1,000 robotic surgeries

Top surgeon, Dr Lance Coetzee, who has become the first urologist in SA to complete 1,000 robotic procedures, says robots are changing the face of cancer treatment and are helping save lives...

Issued by Leap Communications 15 Jun 2021

Tech ticks the boxes for improved primary healthcare

Technology has real potential to effectively deliver primary healthcare across South Africa, and should be used as a road map to better healthcare services for all in the country, according to a study...

26 May 2021

It's possible to build stronger systems to deliver oxygen: here's what it takes

Covid-19 pneumonia creates breathing difficulties leading to low blood oxygen levels (hypoxaemia). Unable to get enough oxygen to supply vital organs, patients with hypoxaemia are at very high risk of death...

By Hamish Graham & Adegoke Falade 10 May 2021

New medical training simulation unit launches at Stellenbosch University

A brand new state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Skills Unit (SCSU) will officially open at Stellenbosch University's (SU) Tygerberg Campus in Cape Town today...

3 May 2021

Medical doctors are making the transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices

Developed and presented by Henley Business School Africa, the unique six-week course is designed to help medical doctors especially transition to virtual medicine and digitise their practices in the process...

Issued by Henley Business School 20 Apr 2021

How the pandemic is transforming healthcare

Despite the many challenges of 2020, healthcare organisations have gained considerable insights and experience that will transform the sector well into the future...

By Wayne Miller 15 Apr 2021

Using Google's chatbot technology to prioritise the mental health of students at UP

The University of Pretoria's Student Counselling Unit and DotModus designed and built a first-of-its-kind counselling chatbot for university students as part of their Student Counselling Unit-Bot (Scu-B) initiative...

Issued by DotModus 13 Apr 2021

'Frugal design' brings medical innovations to communities that lack resources during the pandemic

Dr Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as Covid-19 spread to Africa in April 2020...

By Rebecca Richards-Kortum & Theresa Mkandawire 31 Mar 2021

Effective management of water in dialysis augments better outcomes

Water is the foundation of life making it a perfect breeding ground for infection, microbial growth and antibiotic resistant pathogens. Water, also being the foundation for dialysis, plays the most important role for successful patient care...

Issued by GO Content Lab 3 Mar 2021

SA team take part in 24-hour global mixed reality surgical event

Professor Stephen Roche, head of the orthopaedics divisions at the University of Cape Town (UCT), and a team from Groote Schuur Hospital recently performed a mixed reality shoulder replacement surgery...

24 Feb 2021

Five principles that should guide future DNA 'editing' in South Africa

In recent years there have been several major innovations in genetics. One prominent example is Crispr-Cas9...,

By Bonginkosi Shozi & Marietjie Botes 16 Feb 2021






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