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Bright Simon amongst leading Mobile Health Innovators of the Year - Africa Healthcare IT News

Bright Simon amongst leading Mobile Health Innovators of the Year - Africa Healthcare IT News | African media futures | Scoop.it

Promoting the use of technology in Africa Healthcare." Bright Simons for mPedigree developed a platform to combine mobile technology and cloud computing to fight counterfeit medicines by providing free access to an instant drug quality verification system via text messaging in Africa and South Asia.

Rudolf Kabutz's insight:

What an inspiration! In recent years these young innovators used existing technology to provide solutions to present needs! What else could the modern media be useful for to help people?

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Laura Goodrich's comment, January 18, 2013 12:12 PM
Love the innovation and this story. While others were mocking txting as a ridiculous innovation for the young, Bright Simons recognized the collision of a trend and a challenge in the world. Completely inspiring! Consider curiosity rather than judgement as new innovations emerge. Now think about a current innovation or technology and ask the question how might this innovation evolve or what challenges might this innovation address!