In the second panel at TC Townhall: The State of Health Tech in Nigeria, participants examined the critical factors entrepreneurs need to keep in mind when building new products or deciding on what healthcare problems to solve. The panel highlighted three main pillars of innovation: people, growth and learning culture.
In The State of Health Tech in Nigeria theme panel, participants discuss the challenges in Nigeria’s health tech sector and propose the 3S solution (standardization, scale and sustainability) to growing the sector.
In this keynote address presented at TC Townhall: The State of Health Tech in Nigeria, Dr Ola Brown (Founder, Flying Doctors Nigeria), proposed five major steps for reforming Nigeria’s healthcare system which includes primary healthcare expansion and task-shifting.
From tinkering with games on a Commodore 64 to learning to programme in BASIC, it was Oreoluwa’s undergraduate business typing essays and assignments for students that lit the first spark about how women could use technology to create economic opportunities.
Rebecca Enonchong is known for drawing attention to issues she believes limit the growth of Africa’s burgeoning tech community. When Jumia went public declaring itself as the first African tech startup to do so, the activist in Enonchong could not be quiet because she believed the company missed an opportunity to add deeper value to Africa’s tech community.
The State of Health Tech in Nigeria, a deeply researched report about the health tech industry and the innovative startups building tech solutions to Nigeria’s health-related problems was officially unveiled at TC Townhall: The State of Health Tech in Nigeria.