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...
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in collaboration with Outbox, a local business incubator, today launched a health-based innovation accelerator dubbed ‘Up Accelerate.’ This innovative program is part of a regional initiative by UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office, with funding from UKAID. Up Accelerate seeks to explore new and...
About Us: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate...
It has long been known that the healthcare industry was suffering, and suffering at epidemic proportions, not only in this country but around the world as well. The high costs associated with care alongside reduced budgets for research and a severe shortage of doctors and nurses all contributed to...
Yesterday, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a new program which will invest $3 billion over the next decade to help cure, prevent, or manage all disease. The $3 billion will come from the $45 billion organization Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan started last year to advance human potential and...
Africa’s health system has been constantly facing numerous problems for a while now. The constant search for a non-corruptible system has been effortless. This is why we have now realized that mobile phones can help us address our long standing issues in Africa. With the health system, we started...