In a study, published in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine, diabetics may soon be able to manage the disease with their smartphones. According to a study which shows that stimulating the body's electrical network can help treat the condition. The research indicates that data available on a wide range of nerve...
With Africa currently undergoing a digital revolution, the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on the 6th of November signed a Cooperation Agreement in Geneva, on using digital services to save lives and improve people’s health. The partnership will focus on building platforms to...
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with Outbox, a local business incubator, hosted on Thursday the closure event for the second cycle of the Up Accelerate programme. The initiative, funded by UKAID and endorsed by the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology, and National Guidance, supports young Ugandan...
Earlier this year in March, we reported that US based Pharmaceutical firm; Johnson & Johnson will launch the GenH Challenge - after seeing success of their first annual edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017 that saw one of Uganda's innovation Project Pedal Tap named among the winners. The GenH challenge is a global social...
“The government of Uganda doesn’t appreciate and recognize our innovations yet outside countries do. That is one of the biggest problems young innovators here are faced with,” Arnold Mugisha complained when we met at Innovation Village in Ntinda, Kampala. Mugisha, 18, a form five student at Uganda Martyrs Secondary School...
Technology has been changing our healthcare system for years. The use of MRI and CT Scans to diagnose chronic illness and other conditions helps to save thousands of lives every year. We are also seeing the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and other technological advancements across the country....
Market Research Engine has published a new report titled as “Mobile Health (mHealth) Market by Services (Prevention, Monitoring, Diagnostic, Treatment, Information and reference, Wellness, and Healthcare strengthening services), by Equipment - Global Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020” The mHealth services market is expected to exceed more than...
Though people remain generally the same as ever, it’s impossible to deny that the world around us has changed dramatically in just a few short years. These days, we carry incredibly powerful computers in our pockets, store our most important information in intangible space, and maintain some of our...
After Brian watched his grandmother suffer with pneumonia, he began researching methodologies for diagnosing the disease and its treatments. During his research, he discovered that the illness affects far more children than it does in adults. Reports according to UNICEF show that, pneumonia kills half a million children under five...
So, you’ve browsed the endless options of online nursing programs, and you have finally found the perfect degree for you. But wait, now you have to stock up for university and make sure you have all the equipment you need to succeed. With so much technology readily available, your...