The public sector in Kenya will endeavor to enhance access and quality to medical services and is looking to use the private section with the objective of propelling efficiency. The organization has been working through the Ministry of Health and partnering with players in the private section to embrace advancements in e-health.
This has seen the Kenyan Ministry of Health just recently launch Sema Doc. Sema Doc is a well crafted affordable health administration service which can be accessed easily through the use of mobile devices. The application aims to serve a base, 11 million strong in the country. The Ministry of Health has teamed up with Safaricom, CBA and an all inclusive m-Health master association, Hello Doctor to dispatch Sema Doc
The event was administered by Kenya’s First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta who commended the application and the innovative team behind it, saying that it is a trans formative telemedicine application that will enable patients to communicate directly with specialists and get treated quickly.
“This new product will help improve primary healthcare across Kenya, especially in areas where the health centres are under resourced. The most encouraging news about this new healthcare system anchored highly and dependent on mobile telephone accessibility and network an area where Kenya is well defined,” she said