MYDAWA Disrupting the E-Healthcare Industry in Kenya

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US$100 chip may ease diagnosis of 15 tropical disease

By Imelda Abano - SciDev.Net A microchip that can test a single blood sample for 15 major tropical diseases with the aim of making it...

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SonoSite Establishes Ultrasound Training Program in Kenya in Collaboration with the African Institute of...

SonoSite, Inc., the world leader and specialist in bedside and point-of-care ultrasound, today announced a partnership with the African Institute of Innovation and Technology...

UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

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Africa gets ‘holistic’ drug discovery centre

A "holistic" research centre described as the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa to bridge the gap between basic sciences and drug development...

East African labs to adopt uniform benchmarks

A new proficiency testing scheme that requires all labs in East Africa to better their services is likely to reduce on haphazard work as...

Improving South Africa’s Health and Education Landscape

Pretoria - In its last meeting for the year, Cabinet on Thursday approved several developments which will play a big role in improving South...

LED lights brighten prospects for jaundice treatment

Two devices to treat jaundice in newborn babies in the developing world will be rolled out later this year. The Firefly device is small enough...

Switzerland steps up its commitment to the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

The Federal Council has approved a contribution of CHF 60 million for the 2014-2016 period for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and...

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