This digital platform aims to tackle Sickle cell disease in Africa

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:30:54 GMT

Sickle cell disease is one of the causes of early childhood Mortality in Africa with figures indicating that the disease affects up to 3% of births in some parts of the continent. Shivom, a company that uses blockchain technology to connect patients is partnering with eMQT to provide underserved communities in Africa with access to digital healthcare. Natalie Pankova, Chief Operating Officer at Shivom joins CNBC Africa for more.

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