Healthcare Technologies Webinar Invite

 Media Advisory 

11 May 2023 

For immediate Issue 


The Skills Development Working Group of the BRICS Business Council invites you the Emerging Health Technologies Webinar. 

The webinar will unpack how technology is being used to improve healthcare services in Africa and provide insights into how BRICS is responding to the new and emerging skills needs in the healthcare technology space. 

In recent years, various technological advancements have been made in the healthcare sector, improving the quality of healthcare services globally. In Africa and across BRICS, technology is being leveraged to address some of the healthcare sector’s challenges and improve access to healthcare services for people. 

Some of these solutions include, mobile health apps to telemedicine, technology that enables healthcare providers to reach patients in remote and underserviced areas and provide them with quality care. 

Webinar details: 

Time: 12th May at 1pm SA time. 


  • • Opening address 
  • • Keynote address by Prof. Darelle Van Greunen, Nelson Mandela University 
  • • Keynote address by Prof. Qin Zhang, Tsinghua University 
  • • How BRICS is responding to changing skills needs 
  • • Question and Answer Session 
  • • Closing and Vote of thanks 

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