WHO launches Covid-19 messaging service

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a dedicated messaging services in Arabic, English, French and Spanish with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus. The easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion...

SUSE offers free tech in Covid-19 fight

SUSE has made a commitment to help all organizations that are producing medical devices to fight Covid-19. To that end, the company is offering free services such as support and maintenance for its operating system and container technologies to be embedded in and run...

Kenyan startup races to complete health portal

Kenyan health tech startup Afya Rekod is sprinting to launch its AI- and blockchain-built consumer-driven health data platform amid the coronavirus pandemic in support of global efforts to curb the disease by providing a portal for people across the world to store...

SAP, Converge Solutions deliver healthcare solutions

Complex business models, combined with immense pressure to deliver great patient experiences and outcomes, has African healthcare providers turning to technology to improve their operational efficiency and automate back-office operations. This task is now far less...

Laparoscopy performed using 5G technology

The first laparoscopy to be performed in Russia with the use of 5G technology was recently undertaken in the 5G pilot zone located in Skolkovo. Telecommunications company Beeline, together with Huawei and GMS Hospital partnered together to complete two such surgical...

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