vHive announces Batch Block, a startup fighting counterfeit drugs and improving drug traceability using Blockchain technology. Speaking at the 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon, Canada, Professor Alasdair “Alex” Cook announced Batch Block, a British startup leveraging the features of Blockchain and distributed ledgers to fight against the counterfeiting of pharmaceutical drugs and to […]
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The term ‘Blockchain’ has taken the tech industry by storm in the last few years. Every industry is impressed by the benefits blockchain technology offers and are utilising it in their operations. Health is no different, and there is potential for the use of blockchain in animal health. Blockchain is a distributed ledger (a distributed […]
Diagnostic laboratories in developing nations are often tight strapped in their medical budgets and remotely located on fields and farms, unable to hold large medical equipment. To offer a solution, Dr Abel Ekiri of vHive looked at the ioLight pocket microscope, developed by a British company, to see how it performs in such scenarios.