Just a click away: Apps bring doctors to your home

Sasa Doctor Chief Operating Officer Francis Osiemo who says the primary goal of the telehealth solution is to increase the uptake of health insurance by reducing the cost of premiums for individuals and corporates. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Failure by KNH to implement a Sh10 million telemedicine plan launched in May 2015 inspired private investors to bridge the gap.
  • However, there are hurdles to reaching out to insurance providers.
  • Most patients still do not trust apps with their data.

For the past five days, Catherine Ndunge has been fighting an illness that has made it impossible for her to get out of bed.

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