January 17

COVID-19 Brought a Surge in African Healthtech Innovation, but How Viable Are the Startups Now?

African healthtech startups have gained prominence in recent years due to their potential to improve healthcare access and outcomes on the continent.

Over the past two decades, the burden of non-communicable diseases has risen in sub-Saharan Africa, increasing the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. Simultaneously, many people, particularly in rural areas, continually lack access to healthcare services.


Source: Techpoint Africa (link opens in a new window)

Health Care, Technology
COVID-19, healthcare technology, innovation, research, startups