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How digital is making healthcare smarter

It may sound counterintuitive but one of the major challenges governments across the globe faced at the height of the coronavirus pandemic...

South Africa relaxes COVID-19 restrictions – here is what it means

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has relaxed COVID-19 restrictions and moved the country to adjusted Alert level 3 lockdown following a surge...

Pfizer-BioNTech strikes deal to produce its vaccine in South Africa

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Pfizer has announced it has struck a deal with South African bio-pharmaceutical company Biovac Institute, to start production of...

Why SA healthcare providers should adopt a long-term telehealth strategy

Only one doctor is available for every 1,250 patients in South Africa, across its vast expanse, with an urgent need to increase...

South Africa to vaccinate 35-49 year olds from 1 August as COVID-19 infections rise

Breaking News coming out of South Africa is that registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for people aged between 35 and 49 years...

MTN, Africa CDC team up to escalate COVID-19 fight

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, Pan-African operator MTN Group and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...

How is your data protected and processed in the EVDS?

South Africa has adopted a digital approach to the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine, with the implementation of the Electronic Vaccine Data...

Orange in tri-party deal to advance digital Healthcare in Africa

Telecommunications operator, Orange and assurance firm AXA have teamed up with DabaDoc, a platform that digitalizes access to healthcare in Africa, in...

Innovation and tech critical for rapid vaccination in rural South Africa

As South Africa ramps up its Covid-19 vaccination programme with a target to vaccinate 41-million people by the end of March 2022,...

Botswana initiates Drones for Health pilot project

Botswana has become the first country in Southern Africa, and the third in Africa, to pilot drone technology for healthcare delivery. The...

Uber offers discounted rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites

Ride-hailing company Uber has announced it is offering discounted trips to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites, as South Africa enters Phase 2...

SA IoT firm partners UNICEF to support COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

Beyond, a South African Internet of things (IoT) solution provider, recently entered into a partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), to...

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