Oxygen use in Rwandan hospitals raising power costs

Oxygen use in Rwandan hospitals raising power costs

Rwandan hospitals with oxygen plants, scanners and oxygen cylinders that are used to transport compressed oxygen among other facilities that consume a lot of power have raised alarm over increasingly high electricity bills. Officials say the cost of running oxygen plants is rising due to higher electricity charges. Currently, hospitals are charged a residential power […]

Kenya: Airtel, Medanta Africare in Pact for Mobile Healthcare

Nairobi — Airtel Kenya has partnered with Medanta Africare, an outpatient health provider to launch the mHealth service that will allow customers access quality health advice from doctors through their mobile phones. The service will enable Airtel subscribers consult doctors from Medanta Africare and access relevant health care advice by calling 1525 at normal calling […]

Zimbabwe: Healthcare Providers Urged to Embrace New Technologies

Healthcare institutions should embrace new technology to improve the country’s health delivery system, a senior Government official has said. Secretary for Health and Child Care Dr Gerald Gwinji said the adoption of new technologies offered healthcare institutions the potential to address challenges related to rising costs, uneven quality and inadequate access. He said this during […]

Merck Germany expands disease education program started in Africa to Asia

Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company has widened its global fight against diabetes and thyroid dysfunction from Africa to Asia. Following three years of success providing education and awareness creation and advocacy for medical and pharmacy studentsin African Universities, Merck has extended its Capacity Advancement Program (CAP) initiative to Asia through forging a […]