An exceptional platform to digitally support health care professionals is fundamental to improve Africa’s health care in the short term.
According to the African Forum for Research and Education in Health, the continent has 24percent of the world’s burden of diseases, but only 3percent of its health care workers.
Compounding the problem is a lack of funds available to support African health care systems.
A Deloitte report found that Middle East and African countries spent $112.7billion (R1.55trillion) on healthcare in 2015, a mere 1.5percent of total global health care expenditure. To put this in perspective, North America alone spends nearly 30 times as much on health care as the entire African continent, despite its population being less than half…..more