Tochukwu Egesi, CEO of Identity Tech, a customer’s management company, on Saturday 22 September, 2018, won the YALI and US Embassy award for Leadership in Innovation and Technology.
The award held at Abuja, was for his social impact project in healthcare service solution known as RemindMe, an application of mobile phone technology in solving one of the biggest problems in healthcare facing Africa; Infant and maternal mortality.
RemindMe is an automated management system and reminder for immunization and maternal care routine for mothers in Africa powered by USSD, VOICE and SMS Technology. It also provides hospitals in local areas vaccine inventory management services via USSD technology.
“As Africans, technology should not be alien to us, because it can be used to develop solutions for the challenges faced in our local communities, thereby help improve living standards”, said Tochukwu.