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F057 Digital health in Africa 2/4: Telemedicine can't save healthcare in Nigeria (Ocoche Ubenyi)

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F057 Digital health in Africa 2/4: Telemedicine can't save healthcare in Nigeria (Ocoche Ubenyi)

As of 2016, Nigeria was Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation. By 2050, Nigeria is expected to be one of the ten largest economies in the world. Healthcare wise,…
November 30, 2019

F057 Digital health in Africa 2/4: Telemedicine can't save healthcare in Nigeria (Ocoche Ubenyi)

As of 2016, Nigeria was Africa’s largest economy and most populous nation. By 2050, Nigeria is expected to be one of the ten largest economies in the world. Healthcare wise, the country is in dire need of reform and reinforcement in medical forces. According to the World bank, there are 0.4 doctors per 1000 people and 1.5 nurses and midwives per 1000 people.
Ocoche Ubenyi is one of the country’s doctors eager to improve the situation in healthcare. He is the founder of Nimedix Ecosysyem – a blockchain project aiming to improve healthcare in Nigeria through technology and online solutions, enabling patients to own their healthcare data and share it to whom they wish in the healthcare sector.
Written recap: https://www.facesofdigitalhealth.com/blog/f056-f060-digital-health-in-africa-series-tanzania-nigeria-south-africa-rwanda

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