It's time for a great reset of Africa's e-health systems. Here’s how

Mobile technology and broadband can unlock e-health services across the African continent Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Cornelius Kalenzi

Postdoctoral Researcher, KAIST-Korea Policy Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution


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The percentage of people with universal healthcare coverage in Africa, by country Image: Authors' compilation based on WHO data
Nearly 80% of Africans have at least 3G coverage Image: Authors’ compilation based on ITU data
Cheaper mobile data means better access to universal healthcare Image: Authors' compilation based on WHO data

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