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COUNTRY FOCUS : KENYA od launches worldwide health

with a well-developed healthcare sector . Misdiagnosis is preventable , but only if health records are accurate and mobile .
“ We identified the capture and storage of accurate data across every possible level of health infrastructure as a core problem . Bringing real time access to data that captures the mobility of health records was the solution . Our tool now allows patients to create a portal with all their health data and most importantly gives patients sovereign rights of ownership of their data . The patient logs in and sees all their information , from every healthcare provider they have interacted with . The power of patients owning their health records and having real time access to their information is lifesaving , and it is their right to have access to it ,” said Kamara .
Our tool now allows patients to create a portal with all their health data and most importantly gives patients sovereign rights of ownership of their data .
The pandemic has pressed the fast-forward button , bringing an urgency into health data accessibility and analytics . This is a global problem that is being addressed by a patient-centred health care innovation – AfyaRekod .
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