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40% of healthcare providers in South Africa still use outdated software – report

According to Kaspersky’s new Healthcare report 2021, 60% of healthcare organisations in South Africa confirmed that all the medical equipment they...

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma selects SAP S/4HANA to advance 4IR capabilities

With all eyes on the pharmaceutical sector to provide support and drive medicines innovation amidst a global pandemic, one of West Africa's...

South Africa to begin Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine production in early 2022

South Africa's Biovac Institute will begin manufacturing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in early 2022 after receiving the drug substance from Europe.

MTN Group orders mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for staff

Company aims to protect the health and safety of people and workplacesMTN calls for more vaccines to be available to African countriesEmployees...

SA’s Aspen to produce and sell J&J vaccines across Africa

Drugs manufacturer Aspen South Africa has announced that it has finalised initial terms with Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to manufacture and...

New partnership launches telemedicine program in Kenya

M-PESA Foundation has come together with Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation to launch the Daktari Smart telemedicine program targeting over 32,000 children in four counties...

Africa Health Holdings secures $18 million funding to drive telemedicine services

Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings, has secured $18 million in a Series A funding round led by Asia Pacific Land and...

Ghana begins drone delivery of Pfizer vaccines

Ghana has begun delivering thousands of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines using drones to reach some of the country’s most remote regions to...

South Africa extends vaccine roll-out to 12-17 age group

South Africa, has announced that from 20 October 2021, children in the 12 – 17 age group will be able to receive...

New Panda App makes mental health support more accessible

According to statistics, it is estimated that one out of every three South Africans will suffer from some form of mental...

Moderna to invest $500 million on vaccine plant in Africa

Drug manufacturer Moderna has announced plans to invest up to $500 million to build a factory in Africa that will produce...

South Africa adjusts to Level 1 lockdown – vaccine passports on the way

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in a televised address to the nation that the country will move to adjusted Level...

Covid-19 cases in Africa surpass 8.1 million

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8.1 million. This is according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control...

Vodacom and Mondia’s mobile maternal health service now available in Lesotho

Pan-African telecoms firm Vodacom, and Mondia, m-commerce company Mondia, have announced the launch of the Mum & Baby maternal health service...

South Africa eases restrictions, moves to level 2 lockdown

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, announced in a televised address to the nation on Sunday evening that the country has moved...

More people in Africa now accessing digital health services

There has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones across Africa,...

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