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Watch ORTEC and North Star Alliance win the 2013 GBCHealth “Technology for Health” Award

On May 16th, North Star Alliance and long time partner ORTEC were awarded the 2013 Technology for Health Award at the GBCHealth Business Action on Health Awards in New York, in recognition of their combined efforts to track and counter the spread of disease with a unique electronic health passport system, called COMETS. Today, we’re […]

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Technology for Health: A Letter Of Thanks

Dear Friends, This past week, our long-time partner ORTEC received the prestigious ‘Technology for Health’ Award, from the hands of Her Excellency Madam Ngema-Zuma, the First Lady of South Africa, as part of the Global Business Action on Health Awards for the support they’ve shown North Star in developing our electronic health passport system, “COMETS”. […]

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Lessons Learned in Lukala

On the 31st of March, North Star officially closed our Roadside Wellness Centre (RWC) in Lukala, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Although news of new RWCs strengthening our network is always great to share, we believe it’s also important to look back and be open about our experiences with centres that did not prove […]


Building Technology for Health: North Star Alliance and ORTEC [VIDEO]

This week, North Star Alliance is attending the 2013 GBC Health Conference in New York, where we are being recognised alongside our long time partner ORTEC, at the Business Action on Health Awards for our electronic health passport system, COMETS. With the opening reception only hours away, and the Technology for Health Award presentation coming […]

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