AstraZeneca has launched an Africa Health Innovation Hub that aims to use science and technology to improve healthcare access on the continent.
According to the firm, the hub would embrace new technology including artificial intelligence, and would focus on education, early diagnosis, technology, and data generation. It stated that the Africa Health Innovation Hub is part of its ‘A. Catalyst Network’, which is a connected array of over 20 hubs worldwide.
It disclosed that the hub would partner with Tricog Health in Kenya and Medsol AI in South Africa.
In a statement, the Country President, African Cluster, AstraZeneca, Gagan Singh, said, “AstraZeneca aims to strengthen and future-proof health systems across the whole patient journey, ensuring everyone has equitable and affordable access to the life-changing healthcare solutions they need, regardless of where they live.