Africa

Converting plastic waste into a useful healthcare and education platform

27 April 2022

The Community Tablet is an innovative mobile digital infrastructure that has been used as an e-school and e-healthcare platform in Africa for the past six years. Built and developed in Mozambique by a young Mozambican team, the Community Tablet played a...

GE Healthcare and Afya Rekod partner to simplify access to medical records in Africa

3 March 2022

GE Healthcare and Kenya-based startup Afya Rekod have announced a strategic collaboration that seeks to transform care delivery through improved access to personal health data in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The partnership will give patients an...

How subscription models can support the future delivery of healthcare

26 April 2021

If healthcare providers are to remain resilient when faced with curveballs like the current pandemic, they must adapt and operate with more advanced and robust business models to thrive. John Phillips, EMEA GM and SVP of Sales at Zuora, says healthtech...

Vodacom and Mondia launch maternal health service in DRC

2 March 2021

Pan-African telecommunications company Vodacom DRC and Mondia, a private mobile technology company driven by innovation, have announced the rollout of the Mum and Baby maternal health service across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Mum and Baby is a...

Expert discusses strengthening healthcare’s cyberdefences for future success

13 November 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused chaos and uncertainty among us. However, one thing’s for certain – cybercriminals are targeting the healthcare sector at a higher rate than ever before. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director, CyberArk,...

DXC Technology to sell healthcare business to Italy’s Dedalus Group in US$525 million cash deal

27 July 2020

DXC Technology, a global independent, end-to-end IT services and solutions company, has announced it is selling its healthcare providers software business to an Italian healthcare technology company in a cash deal worth US$ 525 million. The deal will make...