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'Smart medicine dispenser’ wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

'Smart medicine dispenser’ wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

A 31-year-old electrical engineer, Neo Hutiri, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation – the first South African to win the prestigious prize – for he and his team’s Pelebox smart locker system designed to dispense medicine to patients with chronic conditions.

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Contributing to a positive, healthy care environment

Contributing to a positive, healthy care environment

Sharron Kapellar, National Framework manager at Forbo Flooring Systems, discusses what she dubs ‘the change in healthcare design’, and explains how well-considered flooring specifications, and the optimal flooring selection, can contribute to a healing environment.

AEs should be expert and impartial advisers

AEs should be expert and impartial advisers

Authorising Engineers (AEs) have a key role to play in ensuring the safe, efficient management and operation of key plant, equipment, and systems in a range of engineering disciplines in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, in accordance with key HTM and other guidance, and legislation.

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