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eHealth Solutions Company AfriDOKTA and Smart Applications International Initiate Partnership Agreement for Proof of Concept Study


Africa's premier telemedicine/mobile health company, has announced a new
partnership agreement with Smart
Applications International
, the largest East African biometric
health insurance administration automation company. Smart currently
facilitates over 10,000 biometric verifications, automated rules
management, digitized claims records and analytics daily for individuals
and corporates with health insurance in East Africa.

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Effective August 1st, Smart has integrated its biometric
automated medical scheme management solution with AfriDOKTA, putting the
company's 104 employees on AfriDOKTA's telehealth services platform to
complete a 30-day Proof of Concept study. Based on the success of the
POC, Smart will partner with AfriDOKTA for all East Africa health
insurers to provide quality care with convenience on a digital platform.

John Gachago, Ph.D., founder and CEO of eHealth Solutions AfriDOKTA,
said, "We are excited to collaborate with Smart Applications
International to provide our telemedicine services to their employees.
AfriDOKTA's East African board-certified doctors and specialists are
available 24/7 via mobile phone, laptop, tablet or desktop for online
video consults that deliver convenient, reliable and safe health care."

"We are proud to be working with AfriDOKTA," said Harrison Muiru, Group
Managing Director, Smart Applications International Ltd. "This
partnership serves to provide ease of access to healthcare services
through telemedicine while still incorporating biometric authentication.
It improves members' experience, ultimately reduces the cost of quality
care, and fosters better medical insurance penetration."

AfriDOKTA is an affiliate client of UF
Innovate | The Hub
based at the University of Florida, one of the
nation's leading research institutions. Mark Long, UF Innovate Director
of Incubation Services, said, "Our clients are transforming their
industries and AfriDOKTA is transforming the delivery of healthcare in
Africa, one country at a time, by providing affordable telehealth care
that is easy and accessible for individuals and organizations."

About AfriDOKTA

Founded in 2016 AfriDOKTA is Africa's premier telemedicine/mHealth
mobile platform dedicated to the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 3:
"Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages."
In East Africa the demand for telemedicine now outstrips the supply
based on the current healthcare environment, and in other low and
middle-income countries where mobile telephony has matured. Both
healthcare and non-health care experts have championed AfriDOKTA as a
convenient, affordable way for patients to access telehealth services.

AfriDOKTA provides 24/7 telehealth connections. The doctors in
AfriDOKTA's national network are East African general providers and
specialists who use electronic health records and other forms of health
information technology to diagnose, treat, and write prescriptions, when
necessary. The company's high-quality process meets global standards for
quality healthcare. AfriDOKTA providers' credentials are verified
annually. For more information, visit eHealth
Solutions AfriDOKTA

About Smart Applications International

Smart Applications International, a leading information and
communications technologies (ICT) provider in Africa, offers a broad,
comprehensive range of best-in-class technological solutions to clients
worldwide, including insurance companies, banks, governments and other

Some of the Smart offerings include customized biometric and IT
solutions, the advanced innovation Biometric Identification Management
Solution (BIMs), software development, integrated systems, data
analytics and consultancy. The company's mission is to create a society
of healthy people through easier, simpler and faster access to
healthcare services. For more information, visit Smart
Applications Group

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