Health & Pharma
Doaa Aref, Dr. Rasha Rady
Approximately 1.6 million Africans died of malaria, tuberculosis and HIV-related illnesses in 2015. These diseases can be prevented or treated with timely access to appropriate and affordable medicines, vaccines and other health services. Without access to medicines, Africans are susceptible to the three big killer diseases on the continent: malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Chefaa is an on-demand Smart Medical Platform. The startup's vision is to help patients order/schedule and have medicine delivered from nearest pharmacy according to GPS location with the easiest user trip. Last year, the received funding from Flat6Labs as well as signed partnerships with an insurance company (details confidential for now), two nursery schools and 489 pharmacies across Egypt.