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Posted on April 10, 2011 at 9:11am
The text message arrives with life-saving discretion: a neutral "see you at the clinic tomorrow" to remind patients to pick up a fresh batch of anti-AIDS drugs.
The free texts from South Africa's largest HIV treatment site are part of a push in Africa to boost health by targeting the continent's 624 million mobile phone subscribers.
"I check my cellphone all the…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2011 at 5:59pm
A farmer in Niger learns how to protect his crops from insects. A resident of Port-au-Prince or a rural Haitian village learns how to avoid exposure to cholera. An entrepreneur in Mali gets step-by-step instructions on extracting the oil from shea seeds to make shea butter she can sell at a local market.
These people are benefiting from a new approach to sustainable…
Posted on March 18, 2011 at 10:27pm
Source: African Union
The Experts Meeting on Health and Telemedicine Harmonization in Africa started on Monday 28th February, 2011 at the Headquarter of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to present its outcome to the 5th session of the Conference of the African Union Health Ministers scheduled for April 2011,in Namibia.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the experts meeting , African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs, her Excellency Bience Gawanas said a…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2011 at 10:39pm
Thailand’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MICT) initiative to start supporting telecentres in 2007 has lead to the establishment of over 1000 telecentres and greatly helped reduce and transform the digital divide in Thailand into an opportunity by creating the perfect environment and the necessary ICT infrastructures country-wide. This is according to Mr. Mohamed Alasow an industry expert from Thailand with a lot of experience having worked under the Research Center…Continue
Posted on March 1, 2011 at 1:00pm