4 innovators receive the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) (https://www.IFPMA.org/) and Speak Up Africa have announced the winners of the second edition of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award (https://AfricaYoungInnovatorsforHealth.org/). Mrs Teniola Aderonke Adedeji (Nigeria) and Dr. Ochora Moses (Uganda) have been announced as first prize winners and Mrs Izath Nura (Uganda) and M….

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AI can play a valuable role. It is not, however, the answer. Making it so would be a distraction that could impact care to millions.

Understanding AI’s Role in Accelerating Africa’s Healthcare Momentum By Eyong Ebai

In Africa, as in much of the world, artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest buzzword amongst healthcare professionals. Globally, we saw an explosion last year of various AI generative platforms, promising unparalleled potential to solve some of the continent’s biggest problems. This has triggered a (sometimes breathless) dialogue regarding the potential for AI in the…

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Partnerships are vital building blocks of effective universal healthcare systems

Sub-Saharan Africa has an especially urgent need to strengthen surgical care systems. Surgery has long been a neglected component of health care for people on the African continent, and equitable integration of surgical and anaesthetic care remains the key challenge to strengthening health systems and achieving universal health coverage in Africa. If we get this…

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