Closing date: 
Sunday, April 14, 2019
A short description of the information call.

Advancing Healthcare Innovation Africa (AHIA) is now accepting applications from African healthcare innovators for the 2019 conference in Johannesburg. 

 

 

A short description of the funding opportunity.

Applications are now open for the 2019 MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition! 

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its second year, offering up to $50k in equity investment for startups based in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and Cote d̢۪Ivoire.

A reserved parking system that is access controlled through GPS communication and intelligence that can determine a smart phone’s position and automatically open a motorised barrier. The system will enable persons with disability to use any QPark parking space countrywide.

The Qbell™ is a simple press device that enables patients with motor and physical disabilities to get the attention of healthcare staff with ease.

The UCT invention describes a method and point of care test for diagnosing symptomatic and asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and bacterial vaginosis (BV). STIs and BV cause inflammation in the female genital tract. In resource-limited settings, BV and STIs are managed according...

This Integrated algal ponding system (IAPS) is capable of treating wastewater from multiple sources, including industrial, abattoir, tannery, winery, distillery, acid mine drainage waste and domestic sewage wastewater. The IAPS treats, recovers and reuses water, yielding high quality disinfected...

Current commercially available rapid HIV tests are complex and require multiple steps that must be executed with precision. This can be time-consuming for clinicians, could lead to errors during diagnosis and discourages self-administration. The MicroPatchâ„¢, developed by Incitech, removes this...

Waterless Toilet We have developed a waterless toilet-biogas plant system, inspired by nature’s distinctive ability to reserve energy and maintain zero waste. South Africa and Africa struggle to achieve proper waste management, and the effects of global warming and drought are extensive. This...

Healthcare is slowly becoming more decentralised, but budgetary and operational constraints limit the system’s efficacy. Imagine if all health care providers, institutions, support services and most importantly, the patients, could be digitally linked. EZhealthID is a mobile app designed to be...

Healthy Mama is an mHealth application intended to be used by community health workers (CHWs). The App aims to enable CHWs to detect maternal and child health cases at households and refer those that require further care. The App allows CHWs to follow a 3-step protocol to assess, classify and...

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