Lalibela Global-Networks: A mission to digitalize, move Africa's healthcare system to the cloud

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This year’s Web Summit winner, Lalibela Global-Networks, is digitalizing Africa’s paper-based healthcare system in a low-cost, low-code way to save lives and make healthcare affordable

Most of the hospitals in Africa rely on outdated paper-based information systems – a technological gap that has a dramatic impact on the quality of primary medical care. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that in Africa, there’s a 1 in 300 chance of getting a healthcare-induced injury as a result of bad practices and system inefficiencies. If a patient lost his paper card, for example, all of his or her previous medical health history is lost, too. In a country like Ethiopia, with a population of 96m, that’s a big deal.Using a proprietary low-cost and low-code solution called A...
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