The healthcare sector in Africa represents one of the most unique challenges and opportunities for innovation. On one hand, the sheer size of the African market – coupled with a massive shift of population into the middle-class – represents a significant market. On the other, the ability to afford high quality medical care, remains out of reach for much of the continent.
Prof. Ran Balicer is at the forefront of global healthcare and in his role as Founding Director of one of Israel’s leading Research Institutes, and as a leader of innovation platforms. He believes that an integrated approach to technology and Artificial Intelligence can be a key component in the delivery of medical and healthcare services in the future.