New Initiative Launched In Ghana To Empower Afrikan Girls In Science

Africa needs to nurture girls in science to generate more empowered women in various scientific fields such as drug regulation for accelerated sustainable socioeconomic development, experts say. The experts made this call during the launch of an initiative that facilitates networking and mentee-mentor relationships to ignite female students’ aspirations towards…

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In Order To Make ICT More Accessible, Developers Need To Make Their Content Available In Local Languages

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) could boost economic and social development, especially in developing countries where there are many challenges, says Raj Reddy, the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at the Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science. “For this [socio-economic development] to happen", Reddy…

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Telemedicine Is Making Access To Quality Healthcare In Remote Areas Of Ghana Possible

Following a successful pilot project in the Ashanti region, Ghana is getting ready to roll out telemedicine — remote diagnosis and treatment of patients using telecommunications technology — to expand healthcare delivery, especially to women and children. The announcement was made by Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, director-general of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) during…

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