Covid-19 spike raises demand for online doctors

  • | Daily Nation Video Demand for online medical services has increased globally during the Covid-19 pandemic. Access Afya, a primary healthcare social enterprise delivering affordable and effective healthcare in Kenya, has been running a virtual clinic, m-Daktari, for at least a year. The number of people seeking medical services in health facilities decreased due to fear of contracting the deadly virus that has so far killed over 600 Kenyans. However, due to the steady rise in the adoption of telemedicine in Kenya, a number of health conditions can now be remotely managed.