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Hewlett Packard: Using IT to help revolutionise healthcare in Kenya

15 July 2012 -

Computer science students at Strathmore University in Nairobi have developed coding for a database giving health workers online access to lab results for infants who have been tested for HIV.

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A Green Business With Teeth

8 February 2011 -

“About 20 years ago, the dental industry decided that everything should be wrapped in plastic, including the dentist,” says Ina Pockrass, a lawyer who along with her dentist husband, Fred, is a pioneer of green dentistry. All that plastic — and all the other stuff that’s thrown away in a dental office — creates a lot of waste. Worse, she says, “The dental industry is the single largest contributor of mercury to the water supplies in this country.”

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