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Play Zuri Health Launches Their First mHealth App in Kenya

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Play Zuri Health Launches Their First mHealth App in Kenya

Play Zuri Health Limited, a branch of the Play Communications Limited has announced the launch of their first mobile app, Zuri Health available on Google Play Store, Apple Store as well as the Zuri Health website.

Zuri Health’s mission is to provide certified, affordable and accessible healthcare solutions via mobile with dedicated apps, WAP and SMS services based on availability, location and specialization of the medical providers.

Users will have access to a myriad of professionals and services from across their home counties. They can book appointments instantly with any medical professional or hospital within their geographic regions, book laboratory tests, chat with the practitioners via both message and video as an added feature and request for home visits by the Licensed and Certified Medical Practitioners.

Under Pharmacy, users can get their prescription and over the counter medication online and have it delivered to their doorstep.

The SMS service functionality of Zuri Health has been designed to reach a wide range of individuals or users who may not have access to WAP or internet-enabled devices.

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The app’s code was written with the daily challenges patients face in the journey of seeking affordable and accessible healthcare solutions. It solves the problem of expensive and inconvenient hospital trips for small or minor diagnosis and prescriptions, long waiting times and queues during doctors’ visits and appointments scheduling and booking which can be tasking.

Through the mobile app, Zuri Health also help doctors to tap into a wider market of on-demand patients and earn extra money while saving lives.

“Zuri Health App is very personal to me. Millions of people in Africa do not have access to quality medical care. At Zuri Health we have taken time to develop a product that will fill that gap, giving doctors a wider and easier platform to reach patients who need them. With Zuri Health the underserved populace can now access affordable and sustainable healthcare.”Arthur Ikechukwu Anoke- C.E.O and Co-Founder Zuri Health

Daisy Isiaho Project Manager and Co-founder in an interview said, “In my view, there is an urgent need to drive more meaningful conversations about frameworks around Telemedicine because in Africa very few countries have these yet it’s fundamental if we should achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.”

Since the beta launch in November 2020, the company’s predicted three-year growth plan is to have more than 20,000 registered doctors listed, 250,000 premium users and at least 1,000,000 mobile downloads.

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