Artificial Intelligence and Mobile-powered Diagnosis

Published 1 May 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted both the fragility and resilience of healthcare systems around the globe. What is perhaps most striking is how the pandemic has served to shine a light on the risk to both patients and caregivers, and the strain the pandemic has placed on healthcare services.

To bridge the gaps in the undersupply of healthcare resource, the role of Artificial intelligence (AI) represents a significant opportunity for providers to manage costs, whilst also generating process efficiencies. While diagnostic devices designed to interact with mobile phones offer an opportunity to interface hardware directly with AI.

In this report, we take a look at trends and opportunities for companies that are assisting with the clinical-decision making process, and highlight businesses that are raising investment in this vertical across Africa.

This report was first published in May 2020.