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Bridging the Healthcare Gap in Sudan

Our Partner: Health Home
Allowing easy access to health insights with the Health Home Assistant
Africa is currently facing a concerning rise in mortality rates attributed to both communicable and non-communicable diseases. This alarming trend is also evident in Sudan as a result of inadequate healthcare infrastructure coupled with a lack of awareness. Communicable diseases such as malaria, diarrhea, yellow fever, and HIV/AIDS continue to pose significant risks to the population. Additionally, non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and respiratory diseases are on the rise due to changing lifestyles associated with economic growth. Technology based solutions are the key to bridge the health equity gap and improve health outcomes.
Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Sudan. It commands an inordinate amount of Sudan’s limited medical expertise.
Non-communicable diseases account for 81% of hospital admissions among the elderly adult population in Tanzania, Sudan, and Nigeria.

Factors Leading To The Health Crisis

Some issues that are leading to the growing healthcare concerns in the country include:

Inadequate healthcare infrastructure
Limited access to healthcare services
Poor hygiene and sanitation
Lack of awareness regarding preventive measures
Increase in obesity and low physical activity
Rising rates of tobacco and alcohol consumption
Growing numbers of hypertensive and diabetic patients

The Solution

Health Home is a WhatsApp-based assistant that empowers people of Sudan to identify the symptoms of illnesses and understand their causes while providing knowledgeable tips about treatment options as well as aftercare. It’s developed with a focus to help prevent disease in the country while assisting people to manage chronic conditions more effectively.

The easily accessible chat assistant helps boosts health by:

Answering questions in your language to identify disease symptoms
Helping understand the risks associated with unhealthy habits like smoking
Providing guidance via text or voice chat to manage chronic health conditions
Allowing you to quickly access nearby healthcare resources and experts
Sharing information and busting myths about nutrition and physical activity

Health Home can answer questions in any language of your preference via text or audio. You can use the assistant to get a better understanding about commonly occurring communicable and noncommunicable diseases in Sudan including Hemophilia, Malaria, Anemia, Hypertension, Pneumonia, Cancer, Tuberculosis, and Respiratory infections.

Health Home assistant powered by REAN HealthGuru is your partner in the journey towards good health.