Friday, March 31

Pandemic Drives Surge in Digital Health Use Across Africa says Vodacom

Across Africa, there has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones, creating a vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally.

This was a key finding of Vodacom’s e-health policy paper released Tuesday as part of the Africa.connected campaign. Based on research and personal insights from recipients across the continent whose lives have been changed because of these services, this paper tells the story of a continent on the cusp of digital health transformation.

The campaign, which was launched earlier this year by Vodacom, Vodafone and Safaricom, aims to accelerate economic recovery across the continent by helping drive digital inclusion. Continue reading