THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE, IN AFRICA

OUR MISSION

  

Our mission is to use technology to connect patients with doctors.  By taking advantage of the growing use of smartphones and connectivity in Africa, we aim to facilitate access to quality healthcare for millions of people living in Cameroon, and ultimately Africa. Technology enables us to remove geographic barriers, eliminate time constrains and ultimately, reduce costs of consultations. 

WHAT WE DO

 

We are leveraging technology to provide accessible and affordable medical care to all Cameroonians, and eventually, all Africans. 

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 OUR VISION

 

To become the premier telemedicine platform in Africa, that connects patients with healthcare providers.

Remove geographic barriers (distance) to physician access

The convenience of on-demand consultations

Partnering with laboratories, pharmacies, and clinics

Use technology (electronic health record) to facilitate care

Enable people to live happy and healthier lives

WELLCAM IS SOLVING PROBLEMS

 

Our solution is aimed at solving the 5 key problems with healthcare delivery in Cameroon, and Africa as a whole.

RESOURCES

Challenges include weak public health leadership, weak management and poor resource allocation

INFRASTRUCTURE

Low service delivery due to poor structural infrastructure, unreliable supply systems

BUREAUCRACY

Corruption diverts much-needed resources, bureaucracy delays much needed improvements

INVESTMENTS

Low investments in health, and lack of health financing policies and strategic plans

LABOR

Sub-Saharan Africa has the most severe health workforce shortage, with many seeking opportunities abroad

References: Kirigia, Joses. Barry, Saiou. “Health Challenges in Africa and the Way Forward.” National Center for Biotechnology Information: The International Archives of Medicine, vol 1: 27, 2008, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2615747. Accessed 24 November 2019.

Our Team