Today our man crush is Dr. Charles Umeh, a young Nigerian medical doctor whom we find his innovative mindset inspiring.
Charles is the brain behind Jaracare , an online platform enables people in remote and rural areas to consult Doctors at no cost. This was developed due to his intention ito make sure proper health care services get to all remote areas in the country.
The 26-year-old health entrepreneur originated from Orumba North Local Government part of Anambra state. He finished from Dennnis Memorial grammar school, Onitsha in 2008 as one of the best students the school ever produced. After which he obtained his degree in Medicine from Nmandi, Azikiwe University, Awka.
Because of Charles’ love for education, and his determination to become a professional eHealth and telemedicine consultant and manager, he proceeded to obtain a Diploma in Occupational Health from the University of Bergen, Norway in 2017.
Charles Umeh was described by his colleagues, friends and family member man with an undying passion and strong ability to challenge team members and be challenged to achieve team goals. He is proactive and energetic with strong interpersonal skill.
Charle’s hard work earned him Digital Inclusion Award at the just concluded Youth Connekt Africa Submit, 2018. He emerged as one of the top 4 candidates that attended the summit, and he was rewarded with a huge sum of $5000 to support his business.
Jaracare has registered over 100,000 customers and gets over 1000 website visits per day, And they intend to extend it to all remote villages in the country within a short while. This shows that Charle’s innovation is making a tremendous improvement.
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