iMonitor: The Future in HIV/AIDS Technology in Africa

  iMonitor is a smartphone app produced in collaboration with UNAIDS. It creates a unified dashboard for HIV/AIDS patients to locate nearby counseling and medication services, receive refills, and report inappropriate stigma from health care providers. iMonitor was first introduced in Jakarta, Bangkok, the Philippines, and India. It has provided real-time updates to government and…

Makers Academy – Meet Nigeria’s First STEM Campus and the Man Who is Making it Happen

  While most new graduates of the ever prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have their minds set on making it big in Silicon Valley, Obinna Ukwuani’s heart was set a little closer to home. Rather than find a comfortable six-figure salary job, he has instead invested his talents in fulfilling his dream of opening…

Drones Lifting Accessible Healthcare in Africa to New Heights – Part Two

    Rwanda is not the only African nation that is benefiting from drone technology to improve access to medical care for remote populations. Malawi and South Africa are also seeing positive results from drone delivery systems.   MALAWI   Malawi, another landlocked nation, is one of the continent’s least-developed countries. Residents have a low…

Drones Lifting Accessible Healthcare in Africa to New Heights

  Did you know that Africans suffer the worst health in the world? This is the heart-wrenching advisement of the World Health Organization in its September 2016 Bulletin. Poverty and poor access jeopardize the safety and well-being of Africans. Despite support from the international community, progress in healthcare is painfully slow. However, drones are making a…