Innovation and medical professionals have emphasised the need for Nigerians to welcome telemedicine offering, saying, utilizing technology for medical health care services minimizes unnecessary non-urgent emergency room (ER) check outs and gets rid of preventives expenses for regular examinations.
The professionals spoke at the launch of DoktorConnect, a digital application that supplies a platform for anyone, anywhere, and at any time to access immediate medical expertise that is precise, trustworthy, appropriate, and actionable.
Specifically, World Health Organisation Nigeria Nation Agent (WR), Dr. Walter Kazadi Mulombo, who was represented by the State Planner, Dr. Sam Yenyi, in his keynote speech, stated that telemedicine is the future of health shipment and is most definitely a significant tool to accomplish universal health coverage towards reaching the vision of ‘leaving nobody behind’.
He kept in mind that above and beyond this, telemedicine would possibly enhance collective knowing across health specialists and eventually effect favorably on the quality of health care, even in the remote corners of the world.
On his part, CEO of Josmol, the business behind DoktorConnect, Dr. Joseph Olowe thought that everyone should have immediate and economical access to healthcare irrespective of their geographical place, for this reason the effort to bring to Nigeria the current technology to assist drive a much healthier nation.
Olowe added that no one requires to die from a preventable ailment including, “Nobody needs to be stuck in traffic, join unlimited lines, and pay through their noses in a quote to speak to a medical professional and get care. Now, access to quality health care is in your hands, and on your phone.
” With the DoktorConnect app, you can speak with a certified doctor 24/ 7, request a medical checkup, get a prescription provided to your doorstep, delight in unexpected protection and instructor-led physical fitness training videos, all on your cellphone.”
” DoktorConnect boasts of a Digital Medical Record that removes using files and paperwork, enabling clients to have all their case history saved in a protected and encrypted environment digitally. Clients can likewise assess an extensive annual health test that covers the status of your cell age, kidney, heart, liver, urinary tract, and much more,” he stated.
Olowe hinted that Josmol is likewise presenting into the marketplace the latest mobile and ingenious DIY (Do It Yourself) Medical devices such as a 6in1 Health Monitor that measures your Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, ECG, etc, and immediately publishes results into your medical record on the DoktorConnect platform.”
The Country Supervisor, Adewale Osideinde mentioned, “this is a brand-new day for health care in the nation. Nigerians have more than the years described health care in the country as old, low quality, chaotic and pricey, we hope to join the efforts to change this story.”
Professionals harp on innovation for medical services
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