There isn't any aspect of healthcare that isn't being transformed by technology. The health-related technologies on display reflected the work that is being done to prevent illness, to deliver more effective treatments, and to reduce the growing cost of healthcare.
Liva Healthcare has closed an €8 million investment round from three new investors: MIG, Santo Venture Capital and Digital Health Ventures. The investment will enable Liva Healthcare to scale up with existing clients, expand further geographically and continue its technological innovation.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a wide-ranging reorganisation to modernise how it delivers on its role as 'the world's leading authority on public health'.
Research carried out during the 2018 Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria used rapid, portable genomic sequencing technology to identify viruses without prior knowledge of the cause of disease. This enabled researchers to allay fears and direct the public health interventions to limit the spread of the virus and help to protect more people from disease.