WellaHealth enables access to affordable medicines in Nigeria by providing affordable micro healthcare plans that start at $ 1USD. They also provide pharmacy benefits management services for traditional insurers by aggregating >2,000 retail pharmacies.
PharmaServ is an offline-capable sales workflow-support software that manages sales and medical detailing operations as well as end-to-end visibility for field medical reps and medical sales managers to streamline the distribution of healthcare products across different territories. PharmaServ is building infrastructure to drive healthcare purchase automation across Africa, starting from Nigeria.
Pharmarun simplifies health access by using technology to connect people and businesses to medications through an online pharmacy. Pharmarun is building the largest medication inventory in Africa by aggregating multiple pharmacies, finance, and logistic partners.
Octosoft is a healthtech startup that digitizes the healthcare experience. Its app allows patients to book virtual or in-person appointments with quality doctors and enables providers to offer telemedicine and manage their practice. Octosoft also connects patients and providers with payers for underwriting and claims management.
Medpharma Alliance International Limited provides e-consultation, e-prescription, delivery of medicines and medical equipment, diagnostics, and storage of medical records through their mobile application, website, chatbot, and hotline platforms.
Healthtracka is a telehealth company focused on decentralizing healthcare in Africa by offering at-home lab tests, virtual doctors’ consultations, medication delivery, and vaccinations all on one platform. Over 70% of all medical decisions are driven by lab testing, yet access is limited. Healthtracka allows users to book lab tests on its platform, have their samples collected at home, speak to a doctor to review their results, and receive medications and vaccinations delivered to their homes. [
Field is a full-stack health-tech company in Nigeria and Kenya, offering a supply chain platform – Shelf Life – that combines digitization, planning, distribution, fulfillment, and financing for healthcare providers. It connects manufacturers to African patients, unlocking growth at a pan-African scale.
Famasi offers an operating system for pharmacies in emerging markets with three main products: DispensaryOS for inventory management and last-mile delivery coordination; RefillOS for ordering and tracking recurrent medications via web and mobile apps; and PrescribeOS, which provides APIs and a dashboard for remote patient care and medication delivery.
Drugstore is developing digital infrastructures that will speed up Nigerians' access to reliable, reasonably priced drugs, medical equipment, and vaccines. Through their pharmacy cloud inventory system and marketplace, they gather real-time information about available medications and their respective locations, allowing them to improve access to medications and give customers affordable options.
Aimcare is an early-stage pharmaceutical procurement platform for healthcare providers seeking medications, consumables, and small medical devices in Nigeria. They provide healthcare providers with access to safe pharmaceutical products via their comprehensive supply chain system. Their service model, which integrates flexible financing and on-demand delivery, allows them address the needs of pharmacies and clinics that are operating with limited resources, especially those at the last mile.
Tech Care for All (TC4A) Africa develops digital platforms connecting African healthcare professionals. Their premier product, the Medical Learning Hub (MLH), fosters online healthcare communities promoting collaboration, education, and engagement. Beyond providing continuous medical education, MLH offers unique online platforms for Pharma and Med Tech companies to present their innovations to Africa's healthcare industry. Additionally, these communities facilitate tech-driven distribution of health products to specific professionals.
SASA Health Ltd, a social enterprise, operates a telemedicine platform, SASAdoctor App, offering consultations, assessments, treatment plans, and lab test requests across Kenya. They also run licensed clinics, pharmacies, and a lab, partnering with nationwide clinics. They offer affordable healthcare programs for urban and rural workers, marketed through employers, insurers, and industry groups.
Kapsule provides a suite of services encompassing data capture, integration, analytics, and visualization. Their platform leverages devices to monitor supply chain quality, offering real-time tracking of location and telemetrics. Furthermore, Kapsule commercializes anonymized and aggregated market data along with clinical trial information on behalf of their software partners, all the while ensuring data privacy and security.
DMRx is a B2B pharmaceutical app sourcing medicines from registered suppliers and selling below market prices to healthcare facilities. Dawa Mkononi also provides purchase behavior analytics to buyers, aiding optimal inventory management and ensure fast delivery to increase medicine availability in African health centers.
CheckUps, a leader in urgent care and dispatch medicine, provides managed care services to informal sector workers and the elderly. For an annual fee of $50-$200, members gain quick access to healthcare at CheckUps centers or through at-home or workplace visits, delivered by a tech-enabled network of local freelance nurses.
BenaCare reduces the strain of long-term hospitalization for chronically ill patients through a mobile app that connects them with local healthcare workers. They offer caregiving skills and health education to families and host an online marketplace for affordable, gently used homecare equipment.
Afia Pharma is a last mile delivery fully licensed pharmaceutical e-commerce that provides patients 20 % discount of high-quality medications. Through web and mobile apps, including a pill reminder feature, Afia Pharma enhances adherence to medication schedules.
Tibu Health is an Omnichannel HealthTech platform that enhances the patient journey by connecting them to a diverse ecosystem of services and professionals within two minutes. Their virtual care platform is utilized to efficiently triage and link patients to the suitable level of primary care, offered across three platforms: Home/Office visits, Clinics, and Laboratory services.
UltraTeb is a B2B fintech marketplace for medical supplies in Egypt. The platform transforms the medical supply chain by directly connecting vendors, including manufacturers and importers, to business customers. It offers a digitized, efficient, and scalable solution that caters to both operational and financial needs of its users.
Reductiona offers a web platform that links users to digital coupons and discounts for medications. The service aims to alleviate healthcare expenses for individuals by aggregating a variety of cost-saving opportunities from a network of participating pharmacies.
Grinta is a managed marketplace that modernizes the pharmaceutical supply chain. They empower independent pharmacies by offering a seamless and easy-to-use experience, giving access to the full spectrum of traceable pharmaceutical and medical products from multiple vendors in addition to providing fulfillment, demand planning, and inventory financing to build a data-driven, reliable, and efficient pharmaceutical supply chain.
GICMED develops and provides a comprehensive suite of proprietary technologies aimed at combating the high mortality rate from breast and cervical cancers in Sub-Saharan Africa. These innovations encompass a telemedicine platform for remote healthcare access, a digital microscopy system for enhanced diagnostic accuracy, a smart speculum, a simplified biopsy device for efficient tissue sampling, and an educational 3D gamified platform.
Chefaa provides a GPS-enabled platform for patients to manage prescriptions and pharmacy needs, including ordering, scheduling, and refilling. Leveraging a comprehensive, patient-centric approach, it improves compliance and outcomes. As a data-driven solution, Chefaa digitizes the pharmaceutical industry, enhancing services for all stakeholders.
Chari Pharma is a B2B app providing integrated FinTech solutions for independent pharmacies across Francophone Africa. Their platform offers a POS software for digitizing store operations, inventory management, and product ordering. Additionally, pharmacies benefit from free deliveries and financial services like micro-credit and micro-insurance.
Welo Health is an app-based digital healthcare platform that provides on–demand remote consultations, diagnostic assessments, home care and medication delivery services, to corporate clients and health insurance companies. In addition, Welo provides an online dashboard for its corporate customers to track the overall health of their employees in real-time.
Pelebox, created by Technovera, is a self-service, smart locker system for safe and convenient chronic medication dispensing at public health facilities. Patients schedule and pick up their medication from lockers located in places like malls or bus stations. They access lockers using an OTP on their phones, with built-in cameras and sensors to ensure compliance and deter misuse.
Medical Diagnostech develops high-quality, rapid diagnostic tools for the detection of a variety of pathologies, including HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, and COVID-19. Medical Diagnostech’s kits are designed to be affordable, user-friendly, and the company leverages its comprehensive distribution network to enhance accessibility of these kits in resource-limited settings.
BioCertica delivers a white-labeled SaaS app-based platform to institutions, including labs, research facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, governments, and universities. The BioCertica platform harnesses Direct-to-Consumer genetic technology, ensuring affordable genetic testing, remote counseling, and seamless data access. Beyond offering the service, BioCertica's platform underscores an ethical approach to engaging and managing volunteers and users who contribute their genetic data for research across the African continent.