Nigeria has a grave deficit of medical doctors. For every 5,100 patients in the country, there is only one doctor available. In mental health care, the numbers are grim. For every 800,000 patients, there is only one available psychiatrist according to figures from the Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria. When you add the gross lack […]
What is being done to change Egypt’s narrative of sub-par healthcare and accessibility? Well, the North African nations’ health tech startups are throwing themselves at it.
The app is available in English, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
GiftedMom, the Cameroonian startup that develops health solutions for pregnant women using an SMS platform is launching in Nigeria.
The 2015 edition of the competition is hosted in partnership with the Innovation Hub in Pretoria and will provide R200,000 ($14,500) as a research and development budget to the winning idea.
Three African startups are to win a combined amount of US$150,000 in the fifth edition of the Innovation prize for Africa organized by the African Innovation Foundation.