Tech & Innovation

12 min.
01/December/2021

Taming the fires of social media misinformation

On social media, healthcare education battles misinformation. But powerful antidotes are breaking the misinformation chain. By Danny Buckland & Tebby Otieno
5 min.
01/December/2021

Checking the box for better maternal and child health

Checking a box on a child's health card has the ability to drastically improve maternal and child health. By Anil Kapur
10 min.
23/August/2021

The Promise of Digital Health Innovations for People Living with Diabetes

What are the approaches to address diabetes in 21st century? By Ann-Lise MIkolajczak & Herb Riband
14 min.
26/May/2021

Treatment by video is here to stay thanks to the pandemic

Telemedicine start-ups are growing and many are targeted at disadvantaged communities
10 min.
26/May/2021

To manage syndemics think like an octopus

Reimagining health care will require both efficiency and exploration. By Anne Stake
6 min.
23/April/2021

Building a GPS for doctors – the potential of learning elimination in healthcare

The urgent need of creating digital short-cuts for frontline health workers to gain the expertise & fulfilling the high demand for health care. By Michael Calopietro
10 min.
24/August/2020

Coronavirus could spur reforms to improve health of city dwellers

The number of people living in cities is projected to rise from 55 % to 68 % of the world’s population by 2050, according to the United Nations. Strong leadership and multi-sectoral planning can make our cities far healthier for human habitation
7 min.
24/August/2020

The promise and challenge of health tech

Can information technology save the world from the rising burden of ill-health? And can personal data be guarded with sufficient vigilance for people to put their trust in the authorities to handle it with due responsibility? There are no easy answers
5 min.
24/August/2020

Digital health care can bring fairer access for all

Katie Dain is CEO of the NCD Alliance, a global public health lobby. Lobna Salem, MD, MSc, MBA, is the group's chief medical officer for developed markets