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Cape Town firm takes top healthcare award for app

A South African company has won a prestigious international healthcare prize.

EMGuidance pipped five other finalists from across the globe to scoop the Merck Health Tech Prize in the category of Med tech & Biotech.

The company has created a free app which serves as a resource tool for medical practitioners.

I've had the great pleasure seeing the start-up journey of two doctors from Cape Town building a healthcare start-up that's now ranked as the top healthcare start-up in the emerging world.

Vuyisa Qabaka, Investor relations head at Cape Information Technology Initiative

The app services doctors across multiple territories, in helping them with emergency care protocols and support tools while they are treating patients.

Vuyisa Qabaka, Investor relations head at Cape Information Technology Initiative

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