African Partners Gather to Discuss HIV Viral Load Testing Programmes in Africa

More than 120 HIV clinicians, policy makers, and laboratory scientists gathered in Cape Town, South Africa from 18-20 April 2013 at the invitation of...

Major patent pool opens up research on neglected disease

Research on drug development for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), tuberculosis and malaria will receive a boost from a major initiative launched by the World...

Rotary releases US$6.9 million to ensure Nigeria remains polio-free

The announcement was made during the World Polio Day livestream event in New York City. In total, Rotary gives US$ 40.4 million to end...

GTUC ventures into healthcare

The Ghana Telecom University College (GTUC) is partnering the Aalborg University of Denmark to explore how Information Communication and Technology (ICT) could be used...

Uganda: Nodding Disease – Top U.S. Scientist Jets in

A US-based lead investigator of the nodding disease has arrived in Uganda hoping to find more clues to the puzzling epileptic epidemic that has...

Philips introduces innovative ultra-mobile ultrasound system ‘VISIQ’ in Kenya

Philips introduces innovative ultra-mobile ultrasound system ‘VISIQ’ in Kenya to bring high quality, affordable healthcare to a wide range of clinicians •          Tablet-sized miniaturized ultrasound...

Ethiopia Gains International Laboratory Accreditation

To better ensure the quality of medicines in Ethiopia, the country’s medicines quality control laboratory-the Product Quality Assessment Directorate (PQAD)-has attained the internationally recognized...

Wearable Devices Market to Grow Exponentially by 2018

Frost & Sullivan will present key findings and the impact on Africa at GIL 2015 in August. Wearable devices are expected to represent the next...

SAP Fosters New Hope for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Africa

SAP Demonstrates Commitment to Improving People's Lives By Donating Database Technology and Education-Related Resources to Non-Governmental Organization in Swaziland As part of its commitment to...

Micro-needles ‘could cut infections from vaccination’

Tiny needles that administer an antimicrobial dose alongside the vaccine when they dissolve in the skin could cut infections from vaccination in...

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