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Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under lock down level three...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 11 hours ago

Smart helmet capable of mass temperature screening comes to SA

A smart helmet that can scan the temperatures of up to 200 people every minute is now available in South Africa...

21 May 2020

How 3D printing is proving its worth in the fight against Covid-19

From specialised masks to various breathing apparatus, 3D printing is helping people to think 'out of the box'...

23 Apr 2020

NHI implementation hinges on systems integrator, not technology

Just how the National Healthcare Insurance (NHI) fund will be implemented is a major cause for concern in the healthcare industry...

By Kumar Utpal 21 Apr 2020

TygerMaties 3D print protective gear in fight against Covid-19

When the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stellenbosch University (SU) started a 3D printing laboratory about two years ago to assist surgeons in planning and rehearsing surgical procedures, they had no idea the lab would be put to use in a pandemic...

7 Apr 2020

Gut Microbiome testing now available in South Africa

Viome and Next Biosciences take personalised health to new levels with South Africa's first Microbiome Gut Intelligence Test...

Issued by Viome 2 Apr 2020

2020 healthcare marketing trends to boost your ROI

Cingulate Marketing & Advertising provides insights into 2020's key healthcare marketing trends and how you can use them to your brand's advantage...

Issued by Cingulate 31 Mar 2020

How wearables are transforming healthcare

In recent years, wearables such as smartwatches and fitness wristbands have grown in popularity among consumers and gained traction within the healthcare industry as hospitals have put greater focus on improving patient care levels and clinician productivity...

By Andy McBain, 23 Mar 2020

UJ develops intelligent technology to monitor health conditions

A shortage of skilled staff and budget shortfalls are a growing concern in the healthcare industry, with the ever-increasing number of in-patients in hospitals and elderly-care facilities. This is particularly the case in Gauteng, owing to the migration patterns...

9 Mar 2020

Tech startups called to accelerate healthcare management in Africa

South African innovators in the fields of health and medical technology have a chance to present their inventions to global investors and tech leaders at Viva Technology 2020 in Paris...

Issued by Britespark Communications 26 Feb 2020

Three healthcare technologies which could revolutionise the industry in the next decade

What will the new decade bring in terms of healthcare, and which exciting new technologies will revolutionise the industry over the coming years?...

Issued by Lebrau Press 3 Feb 2020

Tech-driven healthcare will optimise costs

Healthcare costs continue to increase year on year, putting both private and public sector healthcare organisations under pressure...

By Theresa Ackerman 22 Jan 2020

#BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

17 Dec 2019

#StartupStory: Innovative solutions for people with disabilities

Portia Mavhungo understands the loss of independence and dignity people face when they are permanently wheelchair-bound...

By Evan-Lee Courie 9 Dec 2019

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