The internet and mobile technology are changing the face of problematic industries across Africa. From financial services to retail, entrepreneurs on the continent are creatively using the internet and mobile to find solutions to nagging problems.
Healthcare is now on their radar. In many countries on the continent, access to effective and affordable healthcare is a challenge.
Thankfully, several e-health innovations are rising to challenge. Kangpe Health in Nigeria, MedAfrica in Kenya, Matibabu in Uganda and Hello Doctor in South Africa are all mobile apps that help patients get important medical advice from doctors.
ConnectMed in Kenya allows patients to access doctors via a video link (such as Skype) on their computers, tablets or smartphones and get prescriptions, sick-notes, and referrals.
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