Nigerian Start-Up Wins AfricaTech Healthcare Challenge

Nigerian Start-Up Wins AfricaTech Healthcare Challenge


Nigerian-based start-up, Mobihealth International has emerged one of the winners of the AfricaTech Healthcare Challenges 2020, organised by Sanofi biopharmaceutical in Paris, France.

Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB president congratulated the CEO of Mobihealth, Dr. Funmi Adewara in a Saturday tweet.

See Akinwunmi Adeshina Tweet here

The finals of the challenge were held online during the week with 11 shortlisted startups pitching to the panel of experts, and 5 winners were selected from the number.

Mobihealth won the challenge on ‘How to help healthcare systems leapfrog from manual to smart logistics solutions at point of care’

Mobihealth is a Nigerian startup and telehealth platform, which uses telemedicine to provide people in developing countries with access to quality healthcare services through its fully integrated telehealth electronic medical records and video app.

A Senegalese startup EYONE won the challenge on ‘How to support patients with a digital health book in order to access information and make decisions. Eyone offers shared medical files for patients to have access to their medical records anywhere and at any time, and are also connected to 35 online health professionals that have partnered with the startup.