Health

For decades, Africa has faced many endemic diseases: yellow fever, malaria, trypanosomiasis and infrastructure quality problems, lack of medical staff, difficulty in delivering drugs …. This affects considerably and sustainably the health of millions of Africans.

 

Despite very encouraging growth, the African continent still faces the fragile health of the entire population. To overcome the inadequacy of health systems, more and more digital initiatives to fight against recurrent infections and diseases are gradually emerging.

 

AfrikaTech’s goal is to highlight health-related initiatives in Africa. I want to bring together articles that open the mind to what tomorrow’s health system may be. The Africa of tomorrow is being built today, together.

How robots inspire learning in Lagos In a country where education is often seen as a blessing, many non-governmental organisations are helping to fill the gap where formal education is lacking, while others help ‘top-up’ education with vocational training and skills provision.

When Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari took office this year, in hisManifesto and Vision for Nigeria he emphasised the importance of ensuring that education is delivered to all of Nigeria’s children. Th...