Access Mobile, Uganda – Kaakpema Yelpaala is a social entrepreneur in Kampala. After years working in the public health sector, he was inspired to start a business providing healthcare solutions through mobile tech. Access Mobile was born, and their first product was Clinic Communicator -- a platform that facilitates doctor-patient interaction through text messages and email.
Gifted Mom, Cameroon – Cameroonian entrepreneur Alain Nteff is the co-founder of Gifted Mom, a mHealth startup using low-cost technology, pictured inset, to provide medical advice to women in rural areas.
Flying Doctors Nigeria – Ola Orekunrin had a budding career in the UK but gave it all up to return to her family's roots in Nigeria. Following the tragic and preventable death of her 12-year-old sister, the young doctor founded Flying Doctors Nigeria, the first medical air service in West Africa.