Healthcare platform delivers medical care to cancer sufferers

A mobile healthcare platform is to play a key role in the delivery of medical care for South Africa's cancer patients, thanks to the partnership between local tech businesses Alignd and Signapps. Called Signapps Care, the locally developed platform is a mobile...

SA company uses 4IR to control HIV epidemic

A South African company is harnessing the power of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to help bring the HIV epidemic under control and tackle other major health crises. BroadReach Consulting is using ground-breaking AI-technology, along with human expertise, to...

Biometrics in future healthcare

The idea of using biometrics in the healthcare sector is not new, but it is one that hasn't been explored or exploited to its full potential. A biometrics-based project was first piloted by health workers in three South African provinces back in 2005. The project was...

E-health: the pathway to preventative healthcare

Around the world, the provision of quality healthcare faces numerous challenges, including high costs and the difficulty for all people to access the care they need. By Sherry Zameer, senior vice-president, Internet of Things Solutions for CISMEA region at Gemalto The...