Forty-one health innovations selected to participate in innovation challenge


Forty-one innovative submissions have been listed by the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria to progress to the next stage of their health innovation challenge.

According to the organisers, there is a commendable demonstration of blend between social impact and commercial viability with a high potential of disrupting the Primary Health Care system in the country.

According to Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance, Dr. Muntaqa Umar-Sadiq, all the shortlisted innovations were diverse and cut across the healthcare value chain. These include local manufacturers of ready-to-use therapeutic foods for malnutrition, emergency referral support solutions, innovative malaria point-of-care diagnostic tools, mHealth applications to support universal health coverage, a smartphone disease surveillance system, and many more innovative submissions.


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