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Kenyan e-health startup MyHealth Africa raises $1m for enlargement

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MyHealth Africa has raised a US$1 million spherical of seed funding to gas its enlargement throughout Africa and past.

MyHealth Africa is a full-service built-in healthcare platform, connecting sufferers with native and worldwide well being specialists and hospitals. The answer seeks to unravel vital inefficiencies, enhance upon sub-standard companies, and contribute to the event of patient-centric care in rising market healthcare programs.

The platform has to this point facilitated round 26,000 medical visits, onboarding over 1,500 medical professionals, clinics, and hospitals world wide.

MyHealth Africa’s oversubscribed spherical was led by the GIIG Africa Fund, and likewise noticed participation from Samurai VC, a household workplace, and present shareholders. The corporate will use the funds to gas its enlargement throughout Africa, with new market entries within the Center East and South Asia additionally deliberate for 2023.

“We’re very excited to welcome GIIG Africa to our cohort of buyers, alongside Samurai VC and different buyers. The capital raised throughout this era shall be used to assist us increase throughout Africa, the Center East, and South Asia as we take the corporate a step nearer to our aim of remodeling the best way that sufferers the world-over entry specialised healthcare companies. The way forward for health-tech in Africa and rising markets is brilliant, and we’re excited to be on the forefront, paving the best way to high quality healthcare companies within the area and past,” mentioned Ryan Marincowitz, founder and CEO of MyHealth Africa.

“Throughout the continent, we’ve got seen over the previous few years how know-how and innovation are having an actual influence on the well being and wellness of Africans,” mentioned the co-founder of GIIG Africa, Philip Baldwin. “After we first encountered MyHealth Africa over the past season of GSA Africa, we turned engrossed in studying how this startup was revolutionising the East African healthcare panorama. And right now, we couldn’t be extra happy to announce our formal partnership in serving to take the MyHealth Africa answer to the world.”