mHealth Kenya

By Neil Versel August 29, 2012
SMS-based pharmaceutical authentication service Sproxil has signed a deal with Indian telecommunications company Bharti Airtel for the latter to offer its subscribers in 17 African countries free texting for drug verification. "Our goal is to bring affordable and easily accessible health services to over 450 million people," Andre Beyers, Airtel's chief marketing officer for Africa, says in a...
By Chris Gullo September 19, 2011
The DEMO conference in California last week featured three mHealth startups, according to a report from PC World. First off is Lumoback, a system that aims to correct poor posture using a wearable patch, which measures about two inches long and is powered by a lithium-ion battery. The user wears it on the lower back. The sensor transmits posture data via Bluetooth to a smartphone app on the user'...

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