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COVID-19: All You Need To Know (A Guide For Nigerians)

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Viruses come and go.  The Spanish Flu of the 20th century saw over 50 million people die. Ebola epidemic of 2014, MERS of 2012, and SERS of 2003. If you’re worried about COVID-19, the rise in confirmed cases, and how it is affecting lives, you’re not alone. As of the time of writing this article,  confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria are 3526 with about 107 deaths. These diseases (all caused by...

COVID-19 TERMINOLOGIES YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Super-spreader, PUI, SARS-CoV2. Do these words confuse you? Understand COVID-19 by understanding the common words used when COVID-19 is talked about. Contact tracing This refers to everything that is done to identify and monitor individuals who may have had any form of contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 as a means of controlling the spread of the disease.  Contagious Something...

Frequently asked questions on covid-19

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In this post, you’ll get answers to your pressing questions about COVID-19. If an in-depth study of the answers here would interest you, we also linked to other useful resources, Super-spreader, PUI, SARS-CoV2. Do these words confuse you? Check out Cura Network’s post on COVID-19 terminologies. What is a coronavirus Coronaviruses are a family of disease-causing viruses in animals...

CURA NETWORK- HOW WE ARE RESPONDING TO COVID-19

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Our heart goes out to those who have lost loved ones to COVID-19. And to those who are currently infected with the disease, we pray that you recover on time to join us in this fight. In his letter to our employees, partners and worldwide audience (see the letter at the bottom) the CEO of Cura Network; David Uadiale, called on everyone to join in the fight by doing all they can to do. In his words...

5 Ways AI Can Reduce Cost in Healthcare

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The US is the biggest global spender in healthcare but this didn’t translate to them having the best healthcare delivery system in the world. Countries like Canada and Germany; who spend less in healthcare, are doing a better job than the US. Why more spending does not translate to better healthcare According to an OECD estimate on wasteful spending in healthcare, 20% of global healthcare...

Cura Network- We Never Left, But We’re Back

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After pulling the plugs on our ICO campaign in May 2019, (read the announcement we published on Medium to learn why we ended our ICO campaign as well as announcements on going on exchange) we embarked on another campaign of intensive re-branding- that saw many things leave, and a number of new things added to Cura Network. To re-position our brand as ICO-free, we redesigned our website, www...

Cura Network- We Are Pulling the Plugs On Our ICO Campaign

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Cura Network was conceived out of a need for a “healthier” medical record system. Our mission is to eliminate the lack of data interoperability; that has plagued the healthcare sector with inefficient health care delivery and deaths. To achieve this, we are using the blockchain (and all available technologies) to build a global decentralized healthcare system. Projects of this magnitude require...

Research Institutions Can Boast of Better results with the Blockchain

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When Satoshi Nakamoto launched the first blockchain network in 2009, he barely knew the power and potential of what he created. Artificial intelligence, internet of things, cloud computing and the blockchain are the 4 technologies that will shape our future. The Blockchain is at the center of this, and this is how. IoT and the millions of devices collecting information on your health (Medical...

How The Blockchain Can Be Used to Provide Better Health Insurance

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Google the words, “what is health insurance”. What you’ll get is a dictionary definition, an article from Wikipedia, a set of video content, and then an article from medicalnewstoday.com, then the millions of other search results. They all tell the same story (in different variation); what health insurance is. Which is an insurance policy that covers the cost of an insured individual’s medical...

Do You Deserve Better Healthcare?

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You visit a hospital for medical complaints, you’re made to carry out a series of tests. You undergo these tests, you’re diagnosed, treated and given prescriptions, you pay and go. This is the picture of a typical healthcare procedure. what is wrong with this procedure? Can you spot any fault in it? I bet you don’t, but there are tons of them. First, let’s agree on some facts. The information...

CURA NETWORK

A global decentralized healthcare system, that provides a plethora of features that guarantees the safety, privacy, and accessibility of health records globally. We are bringing patients, health specialists and health providers together to collaborate for faster and more efficient healthcare delivery in a secure environment.