Platform simplifies doctor consultations

Udok has launched a doctor-to-patient video conferencing platform. With physical doctor consultations becoming more of a risk during the current global healthcare crisis, the way doctors and patients interact has been changed for the foreseeable future. Udok has...

1m check in to Covid-19 screening app

The National Department of Health (NDoH) has confirmed that over 1-million South Africans have already used their Covid-19 digital self-assessment tool called HealthCheck. The HealthCheck self-assessment tool allows for early detection, mapping and management of...

Ukheshe launches track & trace to assist with Covid-19

Ukheshe, a SMME focused digital banking platform, has launched a track and trace service using its existing payment ecosystem to assist consumers to manage any possible risk factors in level three lockdown. Clayton Hayward, CEO and co-founder of Ukheshe, says that...

App addresses Covid-19 reinfection fears

As the government considers how soon to lift the lockdown, the prospect of more South Africans returning to work is both a welcome and worrying prospect. The question is this: how to fight a potential second spike in infections in compliance with government safety...

Helping to keep Covid-19 out of mines

As South Africa’s mining sector slowly reboots production following one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, mining companies have been tasked with taking all necessary steps to ensure the health and safety of all employees and contractors returning to work....

Ricoh to make 40 000 face shields a day for UK healthcare workers

Ricoh will produce 40 000 face shields every week for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to help healthcare workers in their attempts to help Covid-19 patients. The face shields, rapidly prototyped using Ricoh 3D printing technology, are designed to be...