SA firm provides communication platform for UK’s NHS

Following local application in the healthcare sector, for Covid-19 patient care among others, a South African health technology company Healthcent (Signapps) has won a prestigious contract with Britain’s National Health Services (NHS). In terms of the contract,...

Leviathan Viral Testing Africa adds Biotime antibody tests

Leviathan Viral Testing Africa has added the Biotime range of Covid-19 antibody tests to its portfolio. The company is also the exclusive African distributor of the LifeCase PCR testing solution manufactured by Evotech-Mirai Genomics (EMG). The Biotime range will be...

LVT Medical brings rapid serology test to Africa

LVT Medical, subsidiary of specialist medical distributor Leviathan Viral Testing Africa, has won the exclusive distribution rights in Africa for Assure Tech’s FaStep Rapid Diagnostic Test for Covid-19. The FaStep Rapid Diagnostic Test is FDA Reviewed and...

Diabetes telemedicine attracts local investment

Covid-19 is a serious risk for the estimated 4,6-million people with diabetes in South Africa as high blood sugar levels increase the mortality risk posed by the pandemic. Digital healthcare solutions are emerging as effective tools for safe, remote condition...

Name-matching software aids in tracing travelers

SITA, a software provider owned by 400 members of the air transport industry, has selected Basis Technology’s Rosette name-matching for its contact tracing solution. Governments will be able to open borders and keep track of who came in contact with confirmed...

Creating a rapid and scalable response to Covid-19

When the Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR) realised that there was a testing shortfall for Covid-19 in March this year, the organisation looked to create a solution that would be suitable for rapid production and rollout in South Africa. The CPGR has...