Two Ugandan innovations; Uganics and Mscan are among the six winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0; an initiative of Johnson & Johnson. The winners were announced at the 28th World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in Cape Town, South Africa.
The winning innovations offered bold, and entrepreneurial approaches to tackling major healthcare priorities in African communities. The priorities included; blood delivery, healthcare worker burnout, hearing loss, jaundice, malaria, and ultrasound access.
The winners share USD$300,000 (approx. UGX1.09 billion) along with mentorship and connection network building, to support the expansion and sustainability of the companies and programs.
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