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e-Health Startups

In 2020, the African technology start-up sector had a record-breaking year of funding. 397 startups raised over US $700m in capital, a growth of 42.7% in total funding. These numbers represent impressive growth from 2019, even with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt have

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How Can Drones Help Save Lives?

WHAT ARE DRONES? Drones are small remotely-controlled flying machines. They do not carry people, but can carry supplies. They also usually have cameras mounted on them. These allow the person flying them to see what they are doing, and also allow for photos to be taken looking down from above.

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Right for Education at the World Innovation Summit for Health

Recently, Right for Education was invited to cover the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha, Qatar. WISH is is a global healthcare community, brought together by the Qatar Foundation. They aim to achieve a healthier world, through global collaboration – working together, and sharing the best ideas. Do

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Antibiotic Resistance: What is it and Why is it Important?

WHAT IS ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE? Antibiotics are medicines that can help make us better when we have become ill due to nasty diseases caused by bacteria such as TB (tuberculosis). So antibiotics are very important, and have saved countless lives all over the world. Some bacteria have a special gene that

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