Why the Butterfly IQ Point of Care Device is a Game-Changer for Any Medical Practice

The Butterfly IQ Point of Care is a portable whole-body ultrasound device with a 3-in-1 probe (linear, curved, and phased) along with 19 presets. According to the World Health Organization, maternal mortality remains high at 488 maternal deaths per 100, 000 live births. Most maternal deaths are due to complications in pregnancy, childbirth, unsafe abortion, […]

World Health Day: The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

Self-diagnosis is the process of playing doctor and identifying medical conditions in yourself. You analyze your symptoms, diagnose, and decide what the problem is without consulting a licensed medical practitioner. Does this sound like something you’ve done?  The 7th of April is designated as World Health Day. Each year, this day draws attention to specific […]

World TB Day: How Ilara Health is Leveraging Technology to Tackle Abdominal Tuberculosis

Not to downplay the dangers of serial killer Covid-19, but regrettably, Covid—19 has seemingly stolen the world’s attention, care, and resources from TB. You cough, hard, persistently. The volume shakes you; threatening to detonate your chest. This particular bout of coughing spews blood. Your appetite abandons you to be replaced by fatigue; you swear you […]

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Ilara Health, a Kenya-based health tech startup has raised $3.75-million in a Series A funding round led by TLcom Capital with contribution from DOB Equity, Global Ventures, and Chandaria Capital

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Ilara Health, a Kenya-based health tech startup has received $1.1-million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The funding will be used to improve maternal health outcomes in the country

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Nairobi-based Ilara Health, that’s working to make healthcare diagnostics services more accessible, affordable and accurate in Africa, has raised $735,000 in a seed round with participation from local and foreign venture capital firms. The investment round has participation from Nairobi-based Shaka VC, Chandaria Capital, the venture capital arm of Chandaria Industries, Villgro Kenya as well as […]

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Nairobi-based healthtech startup Ilara Health has raised $735 000 in seed funding from a group of angel investors and venture capital (VC) firms. The angel investors that participated in the deal include Esther Dyson, Nijhad Jamal, Aadil Mamujee, former director of the Africinvest Innovation Fund Selma Ribica, and Shakir Merali.