The inaugural Tsinghua-UNICEF Youth Innovation Forum, held on 18-19 October 2015 in Beijing, ignited forward-looking conversations and helped build networks between young people from China and the global South as well as private sector and development partners for responding to the needs of the world’s most disadvantaged children and contributing to global development.
Young innovators from different parts of the world shared their personal stories. What they have in common are empathy, passion to serve and an entrepreneurial spirit to innovate for disadvantaged groups of people, especially children and young people.
Here’s what Davis Musinguzi had to say:
Davis Musinguzi is a medical doctor, health IT architect and entrepreneur from Uganda. He is also Managing Director of The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG), an IT company providing technology solutions in health care. He was inspired to start up the TMCG group by the daunting challenges to extend health care services to the most hard-to-reach communities. These communities are remote, rural, with low income and scarce health care facilities and services. Hence, they have a pressing need for different kinds of health services that do not always involve traveling to clinics, which is costly in terms of time, transportation and accommodation.
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