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App links patients to doctors

July 18, 2018

"Medbit, an e-health mobile app and web platform co-founded by Richard Okenye, is rapidly gaining popularity. Through the app, patients can book appointments with doctors in Nairobi and its environs to reduce overcrowding and long waits in health facilities..."


Medbit wins AfricArena Kenyan Ecosystem Challenge

June 13, 2018

"Secondly, we would like to congratulate the Nairobi pitch challenge winners, Medbit. Not only did they have a great pitch, but they are the proud founders of an innovative product which plans to solve a major problem not just in Africa, but many other third world nations across the globe..."


Medbit on KUTV: Richard talks mHealth in Kenya

April 21, 2018

"Richard Okenye, Medbit's Outreach Manager explains how Medbit is disrupting the Kenyan mHealth industry and what we are doing to ease the access of Kenyan doctors by patients..."


Kenyan Startup Digitally Connecting Patients with Doctors - eHealth News ZA

March 16, 2018

"A team of innovative students has developed and successfully rolled out an eHealth platform that allows patients in Kenya to find, book and pay for healthcare consultations – all from their Android mobile device..."


This Kenyan health startup is eyeing Nigeria

October 31, 2017

"Just beyond the border with Uganda, Kenyans are able to access healthcare professionals via one of Africa’s highly successful healthcare apps – MedBit – which its co-founder, Jesse Kimotho, told TechCity, is interested in the Nigerian market..."


TechCrunch: Medbit is Zocdoc for Africa

October 25, 2017

"Medbit's exclusive Interview with TechCrunch on its role in the healthcare industry in Kenya and its impact on defining new health-seeking behaviors in low-income communities..."


Medbit's Junior Division announced as a finalists for the Global Minimum Innovate Kenya Challenge

April 19, 2017

"Medbit represented by their Junior division members was featured as an ICT solution that seeks to reduce mortality rates in East Africa by providing reliable information about medical facilities, their locations, and services offered. Medbit Inc will provide a platform for patients to access healthcare facilities when needed including emergency services..."