With health apps, you now have a personal doctor on call anytime

M-health applications help serve more people and frees up medics from spending a lot of time dealing with non-life threatening conditions, hence focusing on emergencies. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Once uploaded, the MyDawa pharmacists will verify the details and get back to you with an order summary. Proceed to check out, view the items in the cart and select your preferred collection point. Delivery is within four hours upon request to the nearest pharmacy.
  • M-Tiba recently linked up with the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) to provide health insurance to 2,000 households under the Supacover option.
  • Through Sema Doc,  a partnership between Safaricom and Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), was developed for Kenya. M-Pesa and M-Shwari subscribers can access medical facilities such as hospitals, pharmacies and clinics and health loans using their mobile phones via the app.

The mobile phone is now at the centre of our lives.


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