In the second panel at TC Townhall: The State of Health Tech in Nigeria, participants examined the critical factors entrepreneurs need to keep in mind when building new products or deciding on what healthcare problems to solve. The panel highlighted three main pillars of innovation: people, growth and learning culture.
In this keynote address presented at TC Townhall: The State of Health Tech in Nigeria, Dr Ola Brown (Founder, Flying Doctors Nigeria), proposed five major steps for reforming Nigeria’s healthcare system which includes primary healthcare expansion and task-shifting.
Countries like Nigeria do not have the resources to replicate the high-cost model of healthcare found in developed countries. But technology can leapfrog over obsolete methods and go straight to modern, and cheaper tech-enabled healthcare solutions.