Harbouring 16% of the world's population, the continent shoulders 23% of the global disease burden.
While digitalisation is making headway in some areas, the shortage of financial resources remains a substantial hurdle. African governments are prioritizing heightened national health-related funding and seeking collaboration with international organisations to facilitate extensive investments in digital health systems.
There is a potential for Africa to unlock substantial financial benefits through widespread digital health adoption, potentially reaching billions of dollars in key African countries. These resources can enhance healthcare outcomes and sustain digital health tools, a critical necessity in financially constrained African nations.