Dr. Opeoluwa Daniel Folukoya launched the Nigerian-based healthcare 1Dokita.ng. The startup goal is to improve the accessibility of healthcare services in the country. Others benefits include better intelligent healthcare solutions and healthcare data.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) declared 1Dokita.ng the winner of 2018 at the concluded event. A total of 151,000 applicants participated but only 1,250 startups were selected. The successful entrepreneurs qualified for the TEF program. The initiative lasts for ten years with $100 million funding.
According to the Founder, topping entrepreneurs is a sign of a brilliant idea. He added that the selection is in line with startup vision for improving health care. It is also linked with an innovative business model for health sector across Nigeria. He further emphasized that the TEF support will streamline healthcare. The use of technology in the health sector is what African countries should embrace.