Category Archives: Global Health

HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Affinity

Affinity by Entia is a handheld device that empowers people with cancer to monitor their response to chemotherapy from home. With a simple finger prick test Affinity measures white blood cell platelet red blood cell counts and temperature; a selection … Continue reading

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Health Tech and You Award Shortlist is Announced!

Partnered with AXA PPP healthcare and the Design Museum we are proud to announce the 2017 Health Tech and You Awards shortlist! Following the success of the previous two annual awards we have seen some of the best new forms … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Kokoon Technology

Kokoon Technology (Kokoon) addresses the common challenge that most adults will face at some point in their lives achieving quality sleep regularly. From the moment, we wake, our lives are filled with noise. Whether you’re trying to relax mid-commute, focus … Continue reading

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Dementia is one of the most significant health crises of the 21st century

Guest Blog from Alzheimer’s Disease International Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. Today, more than 46 million people are living with the disease. This number is set to almost double every 20 years, making the dementia one of … Continue reading

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Threats to Mankind from Drug Resistant Bacteria and Viruses

The risk of an end to the human race may sound like science fiction. However, there are only a small number of threats that could theoretically lead to the extinction of mankind. The four main concerns that most experts share … Continue reading

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Solar powered fridges, bio-charcoal, micro-needles: great tech innovations by UK Universities

Great to see UK Universities developing innovative technologies to solve developing world public health problems.

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One of the most important days of Melinda Gate’s life – but will things change?

Melinda Gates said this is one of the most important days of her life, and the litmus test of this International Family Planning Summit will be universal access to contraception. I’m writing this blog live at the International Family Planning … Continue reading

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