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Kenyan startup puts health data on blockchain

AfyaRekod, a healthtech startup based in Kenya, has launched a blockchain-based platform that enables hospitals and other stakeholders to retrieve patients' health data and medical history, all in real time. If adopted, what this technology means...

Ghana is first in Africa to roll out e-pharmacy platform

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched the National Electronic Pharmacy (ePharmacy) Platform, which is the first ever national-scale platform of its kind in Africa. It is a digital convergence of licensed pharmacies across...

Trust Hospital unveils 3-in-1 Premium Center to enhance healthcare delivery

The Trust Hospital has unveiled its latest addition to the group, Trust Premium Centre, located at Ringway-Osu in Accra. The facility is a 3-in-1 healthcare centre that seeks to ease the burden on the...

Woman, Mastercard develop special card, app for dementia patients

A British woman, with the backing of Mastercard, has developed a flexible debit card and app designed to help people living with dementia, and their families, manage their money and spending. Sibstar was created by...

More Ghanaians youth abusing pharmaceutical drugs for euphoria

The non-medical and illicit use of three pharmaceutical drugs, codeine-based Benylin cough syrup, rohypnol with the generic name flunitrazepam, and tramadol, is spreading among a number of young people living within some local communities. Preliminary...

GAEC to host public lecture on sun’s effect on technology and human life

The Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute (GSSTI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) is set to organize a public lecture on the effects of the sun on satellites and technology as well...

Blood Bank provided by MTN helps to reduce mortality rate at CCTH

The Cape Coast Teaching Hospital says it has recorded a decline in maternal and infant mortality cases since the handing over of a blood bank to the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit of the Hospital...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, others earmark $7 million to support healthtech startups in...

A consortium of global and continental organizations, with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have launched a pan-African initiative to support healthtech start-ups in Africa in their access to markets and commercialization efforts. The...

MTN lauds blood donors on World Blood Donor Day

MTN Ghana Foundation congratulates voluntary blood donors as the company joins the world to commemorate World Blood Donor Day. To draw attention to the role that voluntary blood donations play in saving lives and enhancing...

Orange launches e-Health platform in Côte d’Ivoire

French-pan African telecom giant, Orange Telecom has partnered with Moroccan e-health startup DabaDoc to launch the Orange Santé (“Orange Health”) platform in Côte d’Ivoire. Orange Santé is a platform dedicated to the health ecosystem for...
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