Category Archives: Pharma and Healthcare

Health minister from South Africa attempts to ease the concern about the bill

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Wednesday attempted to mitigate worry over the National Health Insurance (NHI) charge which has met with suspicion since its accommodation. The priest said he was certain that the bill, once passed, would creat an effective model for general healthcare in the nation. The bill, presented by Mkhize to Parliament a… Read More »

SBRI Awards Funds for Innovation in Healthcare

SBRI Healthcare has awarded over £ 5.56 million in financing. These initiatives, originally recognized in 2018 by a Phase One funding SBRI competition, including proof-of-concept testing, will now benefit from second funding round to show both technical and commercial viability. Dr Keri Torney, Deputy Director of Life Sciences, Strategy and Innovation at NHS England and… Read More »

Improvement in adult vaccinations’ awareness with technology

Adult vaccination rates, however, are also falling. Throughout the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member nations, the rate of influenza vaccination among those over 65 reduced from 49% to 43% between 2005 and 2015–a large decrease, considerably below the 75% goal of the World Health Organization (WHO). It is estimated that in the… Read More »

South African Health Minister Presented a Bill on universal health care

On Thursday, the Health Minister of South Africa, Zweli Mkhize tabled the bill of National Health Insurance (NHI) to the Parliament, getting one step closer to fulfilling the constitutional obligation of delivering quality universal health care to all. Under the bill, the government will provide a package of comprehensive health services for free at private… Read More »

Several incidents related to privacy of healthcare occurred in July

Numerous privacy incidents at hospitals, IT suppliers and other healthcare organizations captured public attention last month. While some security incidents only affected a few thousand individuals, others were said to have affected more than 2.2 million. A database that held personal information for was left vulnerable to hackers, which may have compromised 239,000 patients.… Read More »