Salcit and Smart Africa signed an MoU to foster digital health solutions in Africa
02-03-2023 14:01:00 | by: Marlene Mutimawase | hits: 2515 | Tags:

Salcit and The Smart Africa Alliance (SA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote the delivery of digital health solutions in the respiratory space and improve lives of the citizens of Africa.

Salcit and Smart Africa join forces to collaborate with member states and encourage the use of digital health solutions especially for the respiratory health area where Salcit will be responsible for the deployment of digital health solutions in the participating member states. Smart Africa actively encourages and supports private initiatives and investments in the technology and communications sectors via the alliance platform.  

Salcit aims to leverage technology to provide innovative solutions and improve healthcare delivery in Africa. This partnership represents a crucial step towards bridging the digital divide in the heath sector on the continent and promoting accessible and affordable respiratory healthcare for all. 

Commenting on this strategic MOU, Mr Narendra Soorabathula, President – Africa, Salcit Technologies said: “Swaasa is singularly focussed on bringing access to world-class respiratory healthcare to all the hard-to-reach places in a resource frugal and ultra-scalable manner. Swaasa’s ability to screen for respiratory conditions remotely and asynchronously closes the resources gap (personnel, equipment) and enables uncovering undiagnosed people at scale.” 

In the words of the CEO of Smart Africa, Lacina Koné: “We are very pleased to join forces with Salcit and contribute to provide digital health solutions for the benefit of the continent and our member states. Fostering Africa’s digital health through proven and award-winning solutions will contribute to reinforcing our objective to accelerate the digital transformation of the continent” he stated.

Salcit is recognized for its impact on community health. At the heart of the Salcit solution is a patented AI/ ML model that allows it to bring the functionality of spirometry unbounded by time, space, specialized equipment, and trained professionals. This core ability allows the solution to be rapidly deployed at scale to screen and enable surveillance.  At Salcit, we believe digital health solutions have the power to revolutionize healthcare and improve the lives of millions.