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Kenya-based MyHealth Africa, an integrated healthcare platform changing how people access medical services, by connecting patients with local and international health specialists and hospitals, has raised USD 1 Mn seed funding from GIIG Africa Fund, Japanese-based Samurai VC, a family office, and existing investors to grow its reach in Africa and plans to further expand in the Middle East and South Asia next year.
The new funding also follows the Top HealthTech Startup in Africa award, by the Global Startup Awards (GSA) Africa, an exclusive vehicle for the GIIG Africa Fund to find, fund, and scale the continent’s innovative startups, the startup clinched in June this year.
MyHealth Africa is a full-service integrated healthcare platform, that connects patients with local and international health specialists and hospitals. The solution seeks to solve critical inefficiencies, improve upon sub-standard services, and contribute to the development of patient-centric care in emerging market healthcare systems.