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Lower-income countries to leapfrog high-income countries with AI-enabled health technologies

Lower-income countries could soon leapfrog high-income countries with AI-enabled health technologies, Novartis Foundation and Microsoft backed report says. Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving African health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. African countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the… Read More »

Lyra, a new app-based education platform

WGI and GE aim to bring literacy to millions through launch of new education platform. Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people in need of literacy skills the most. The app was co-developed by WGI and GE (, as part of their… Read More »