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Ghana’s Wala Digital Health in HARVARD Alumni cohort one Accelerator

A new accelerator for Harvard alumni has announced its first cohort of early-stage ventures, and Ghana's e-health startup, Wala Digital Health is in there.     Ten companies from around the world will participate in the inaugural...

Ghana’s Wala Digital Health, 11 other African startups selected for MICROSOFT- backed FAST accelerator

Twelve African tech startups have been selected for the first cohort of the FAST startup accelerator, created by Microsoft in partnership with Flapmax and designed to strengthen and scale Africa’s digital ecosystem. The 12 include...

Vaccinated travelers arriving in Nigeria no longer required to take Covid-19 test

The Federal government of Nigeria has announced that fully vaccinated travelers coming into Nigeria will no longer be required to take a pre-departure PCR COVID-19 test. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, Boss Mustapha,...

Digital therapeutics revenue from health insurers to reach $8 billion 2026

A new study from Juniper Research has found that digital therapeutics revenue from health insurers will increase to $8 billion by 2026, up from $1.1 billion in 2022, representing a growth of 610% over the...

NHIS must cover Hydroxyurea drug for sickle cell – Expert

A Ghanaian Pediatric Haematologist at Toronto, Canada Prof. Isaac Odame has called on the government to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) covered Hydroxyurea, a drug used for the treatment of sickle...

Covid-19 can cause brain shrinkage: study

Covid-19 can cause the brain to shrink, reduce grey matter in the regions that control emotion and memory, and damage areas that control the sense of smell, an Oxford University study has found. The scientists said...

MTN gets support from Ericsson in “Road to Zero” pledge

MTN Group has been joined by Ericsson in pledging to commit to a Road to Zero strategy -  a commitment to realizing a Net Zero carbon emission future by 2040. MTN had called on partners...

All set for Accra Academy 90th Anniversary Public Lecture March 3

Accra Academy will, as part of activities to mark its 90th Anniversary, host the ‘8th Koduah, Halm-Addo, Awuletey, Alema Memorial Lecture’ on Thursday at the school’s hall, K.G Konuah Hall, in Accra. Under the auspices...

Vodafone donates US$1 million COVID-19 vaccine storage equipment to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana, through the Vodafone Foundation, has made a significant contribution to improving Ghana’s health infrastructure and fight against the pandemic with the presentation of a Covid-19 vaccine storage equipment worth US$1 million to...

Concerned doctors petition President Akufo-Addo to halt Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Some eleven doctors have written to President Akufo-Addo asking him to issue a directive to pause the nationwide vaccine rollout in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.  The doctors said the risks associated with the...
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