Insights: eHealth Meetup @ Impact Hub Lagos

Insights: eHealth Meetup @ Impact Hub Lagos
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LAGOS | Start-ups for health care improvement in Nigeria

Impact Hub Lagos hosted the final eHealth Meetup on “Innovating Integrated Healthcare Delivery” – powered by Merck & GIZ Make-IT in Africa. The goal of the meetups was to bring together entrepreneurs supported in the joint Merck & GIZ Make-IT in Africa program and key stakeholders in the health ecosystem to discuss delivering healthcare holistically using traditional, modern, and digital care. Panelists included doctors, Lagos State government and product managers who shared about their solutions on delivering healthcare to Nigerians.

Start-up solutions:

  • Bosoye Olagbegi, product manager at mDoc, introduced mDoc’s platform. Its strength: 24/7 access to different types of practitioners to manage the patient’s illness or long term disease.
  • Kolawole Oluwatomisin, Co-founder and CEO of Vinsighte shared his eyewear solution to the visually impaired. He realized that the solutions traditionally provided to the visually impaired were often lagging and expensive. His eyewear solution converts text to audio, for the user to easily interpret any written material.
  • Dr. Owobu, founder of Mobicure, shared his apps, Omomi & myPaddi. Omomi & myPaddi providing instant access to maternal care and sexual health respectively.

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