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African healthtech startups in the supply chain segment show rapid growth, spurring a $7M investment initiative

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African healthtech startups in the supply chain segment show rapid growth, spurring a $7M investment initiative

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While Africa’s health systems are still reeling from the effects of the COVID pandemic, the adoption of digital health services has been revved in some countries.

Telemedicine, the standout offering, witnessed massive adoption during the pandemic, and in the last five years, no other service has been launched more by healthtech startups.

Salient surveyed over 80 companies across Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda, 25% more than the number it tracked in its last report in 2021.


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Author / Journalist: Tage Kene-Okafor

Category: Technology

Topics: Kenya Health Salient Ghana Retailers Startups E-commerce Health systems Apps Healthcare TC Online pharmacy Nigeria Jumia E-pharmacy Uganda Pharmacy Telehealth Business incubators West africa Africa Telemedicine Director

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 08:30:21

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