We believe that Africa’s widespread adoption of smartphones, even in the most remote areas, could be key to empowering people to administer tests and securely share their results with health authorities.
Working with the Uganda Ministry of Health once more, we set out to develop a diagnostic app to pair with our origami diagnostic system.
Emerging markets have often struggled with proper education and information, especially as regards basic healthcare knowledge for the main part of the population. Eyeing that gap, Google has made a big move on its Indian site: it added health information on its Knowledge Graph – Google’s semantic search base, which it uses to supplement organic search results with summarised information. This means that next time someone in India uses Google to search common health conditions, it will show information cards (illustrated with pictures) with typical symptoms, as well as details…