Life Healthcare uses app to boost stroke services

As South Africa commemorates World Stroke Week this week (28 October to 3 November), Life Healthcare Group has turned to technology to help improve critical services to stroke patients in its facilities. Worldwide, stroke is the second leading cause of death and the...

Private sector steps up the fight against AIDS, TB, malaria

At the opening of the Sixth Replenishment conference, the Global Fund announced a range of private sector partners that will spur innovation to accelerate the end to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Nine private sector...

Fujitsu, PeptiDream leverage quantum-inspired tech

Fujitsu and PeptiDream have agreed to initiate joint research and development in the area of peptide drug discovery, using Fujitsu's Digital Annealer, which employs next-generation computing architecture to quickly solve combinatorial optimisation problems. By...

Partnership tackles disposal of hazardous medical waste

The safe and effective management of healthcare waste emanating from hospitals and other healthcare facilities has long been a matter of grave concern locally and internationally. This has been emphasised by the World Health Organization (WHO), which states that the...