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New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Jul 28, 2020

New Nigerian Biobank Advances Africa’s Genomic Revolution

Ethnic diversity in human genomic studies is a matter of social justice as well as a scientific imperative. 54Gene and other Africa-based initiatives are taking the lead.

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

Jul 2, 2020

A “Heroic” COVID-19 Testing Campaign in Thailand

A hospital chain prioritizes community testing and outreach to keep health-care workers healthy.

The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery

Jun 10, 2020

The Private Sector’s Role in Africa’s Recovery

Businessman and African Union Special Envoy Strive Masiyiwa on the need for the private sector to adapt and pivot to come out of COVID-19 stronger.

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

Jun 5, 2020

Mexico Takes Eye Care Digital Amid COVID-19

A Mexican eye-care introduces digital services to keep clients healthy—despite the pandemic.

COVID-19 Spurs Surge in Diabetes Care in Mexico

Apr 29, 2020

COVID-19 Spurs Surge in Diabetes Care in Mexico

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unexpected 40 percent surge in new clients for a Mexican chain of specialized clinics that treat diabetes.

Indian e-Health Service Adjusts to Lockdown, Meets Heavy Demand

Apr 8, 2020

Indian e-Health Service Adjusts to Lockdown, Meets Heavy Demand

India’s largest online health platform takes on new tasks in real time to keep business running and serve people in more than 100 cities.

In Senegal, Adapting Business to Support the Fight

Mar 31, 2020

In Senegal, Adapting Business to Support the Fight

Free-of-charge bus ads, delivery of hygiene products, access to health professionals: Three Senegalese start-ups adjust to COVID-19.

Matchmaking: Tech Companies, Meet African Health-care Providers

Jan 14, 2020

Matchmaking: Tech Companies, Meet African Health-care Providers

TechEmerge is forging partnerships to improve health-care delivery and patient outcomes in East Africa. Innovators are invited to apply for seed funding and technical assistance through Feb 25.

Innovative Health Care in Mexico Treats a Diabetes Epidemic

Nov 20, 2019

Innovative Health Care in Mexico Treats a Diabetes Epidemic

Innovative Health Care in Mexico Treats a Diabetes Epidemic

A Vaccine Offers More Children a Shot at a Healthier Life

Oct 3, 2019

A Vaccine Offers More Children a Shot at a Healthier Life

IFC’s support to low-cost vaccine maker BioE helps it protect more children against preventable diseases.