Uganda’s MamaOpe, a biomedical application for diagnosis and continuous monitoring of pneumonia patients has been declared winner of the 2017 [email protected] competitions beating Kenya’s Kuza Automotive and Nigeria’s Tuteria.

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Business selected to compete at [email protected], were invited to attend a Boot Camp, where they received support and guidance in developing and sharpening their pitches and their business needs. [email protected] gives investments, introductions, strategic guidance among others.

MamaOpe designs a smart-vest and biomedical application for diagnosis and continuous monitoring of pneumonia patients. The vest is specifically designed for children under the age of 5 years who are most affected by Pneumonia which is normally misdiagnosed with malaria, asthma and tuberculosis.

MamaOpe promises a cheaper solution to most of the alternative solution available, is easy to use,  promises shorter time for diagnosis and supports telemedicine.