Innovative new technology improves patient care in Singapore
Work is underway to develop software with which patients can “chat” for preliminary screening and quick, proper triaging in Singapore. When patients type their symptoms and medical histories into the chatbot, they can be assessed
Patients in India will soon be able to perform their own quality control checks on prescription drugs. As of 2016, 3% of pharmaceuticals marketed in India were not up to standard, while 0.023% were counterfeit.
Ghana Health Service digitizes patient data
The Ghana Health Service has begun a revolutionary process of digitizing their health data. The initiative was made possible through a partnership with telecommunication company Samsung, as well as humanitarian organization Good Neighbors International.
Mental health counselling sessions are offered in public libraries
Mental health services are a necessity to citizens of every community. Paradoxically, they can also be difficult to find or access.
WHO’s mobile program to manage diabetes
For sufferers of diabetes, managing their condition is an ongoing and complicated task. Fast, reliable, and clear information is perhaps just as important as medication.