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top 8 best Medical and Healthcare Apps IN KENYA

top 8 best Medical and Healthcare Apps IN KENYA

This article is about top 8 best medical and healthcare Apps in Kenya. Smartphones have made life easier in many ways. One of them is health as so many applications have been developed to save lives. These apps have a wide variety of services including online clinics, pharmacies, childcare, and general wellness.

best Medical and Healthcare Apps IN KENYA

Without further ado, here is a list of 8 health and medical apps that you must have on your phone. All are available on Google Play.


This is an app developed by ION Equity, an Irish investment firm that allows Kenyans to buy medicine and have it delivered directly to their home from their smartphones. MyDawa has a huge range of products, so all you have to do is select your favorite product and add it to your cart. Delivery takes no more than four hours.


M-Tiba, developed and launched in 2016 by PharmAccess, CarePay and Safaricom, is a mobile healthcare wallet that allows Kenyans to manage their healthcare expenses. Users can receive, send or save money to facilitate access to health services. So far, M-Tiba has partnered with more than 300 health centers and has more than one million users.

Hello Doctor/Doctor Sema

Hello Doctor lets you get health information ranging from answers to health-related questions in online forums. Enables confidential one-on-one text message conversations with a doctor. This app was developed in South Africa and introduced in Kenya as Sema Doctor in a partnership between Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) and Safaricom. In addition to healthcare loans, users also have access to hospitals, clinics and pharmacies. A monthly premium of Ksh300 is paid monthly to benefit from the platform. The subscriber enjoys coverage up to Ksh 10,000.

First aid

First Aid was developed by the Kenya Red Cross Society to help Kenyans in emergency situations by performing basic first aid while waiting for professional help. Its main goal is to save lives, so it highlights common emergencies and step-by-step actions. It also gives users access to emergency contacts.


Used by over 400 million pregnant women worldwide, BabyCenter’s pregnancy tracker and baby development calendar provides daily, weekly, and timed fetal development video guides for each stage of pregnancy. With this app, you’ll get daily pregnancy news, food and nutrition ideas, exercise tips for pregnancy and health, weekly checklists and reminders, and tips for dealing with morning sickness and other pregnancy symptoms.

Once baby arrives, the app automatically becomes a daily parenting guide, with tools like baby growth tracking, to help you through your first year of parenting with a new baby.


MedAfrica, developed in 2011 by Shimba Technologies in Kenya, serves as a pocket clinic and is used to diagnose symptoms caused by diseases, facilitating the treatment of diseases. This app also provides users with access to list of doctors and nearby hospitals and doctors.


The IMCI (Integrated Management Childhood Illness) app was developed by the Kenyan Ministry of Health and is designed to help healthcare professionals access diagnostic information for early childhood illnesses. All healthcare professionals can have this app for free.


It enables you to get personalized healthcare service by providing access to reliable medical advice and online consultations with qualified Kenyan doctors. With mDaktari, you get a 15-minute video consultation anytime from 8am to 5pm. M. to 11.00 p.m. You only pay one-time for each query you attempt. Doctors consultation fees are listed in their profiles.