Kiara Health moves to cloud, outsources managed services

Pan-African pharmaceutical company, Kiara Health, has kicked off its Industry 4.0 journey, partnering with Datacentrix. This follows Kiara's acquisition of the manufacturing plant and several marketed products from generic drugs manufacturer Sandoz South Africa, a...

AI promises to optimise hearing aids

Having transformed the performance of a broad spectrum of consumer and industrial products, artificial intelligence (AI) is now set to revolutionise the quality of a product that the US National Institutes of Health says half of consumers aged 75 and over desperately...

App helps to reduce negative impact of mental illness

The high cost of depression among employees in the workplace - as much as R4,2-billion annually - is being addressed by South African health tech Signapps. As part of its contribution to Mental Health Awareness Month, the Cape Town-based business recently hosted a...

Digital transformation priorities for African healthcare organisations

At the time of writing this, South Africa's healthcare sector had conducted nearly four million Covid-19 tests with just under 650 000 positive cases identified. By Mervyn George, executive advisor: innovation strategy at SAP Africa While infection rates continue to...