How health platforms can improve healthcare in the Global South

Dimitra Petrakaki, Petros Chamakiotis, Daniel Curto-Millet (2023), World Economic Forum

  • Healthcare systems in Africa are severely underfunded, while more than half of Africa’s population is underserved for their healthcare needs.
  • Increasing access to continuing professional development in medical knowledge through health platforms can improve healthcare access across the African continent.
  • Knowledge transfer through digital health platforms can have unintended consequences, including digital epistemic colonialism, which platform designers and managers could prevent by being more mindful of local values.

Share this: