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24 Year old Cameroonian builds the first fully touch screen medical tablet in Africa

A young Cameroonian engineer has built the first fully touch screen medical tablet that could soon save many African lives. He first has to find the necessary funding to mass-produce the device. In a country that has only 30 heart surgeons for more than 20 million people, the dream of Arthur Zang, a 24-year-old Cameroonian engineer, is to facilitate the treatment of patients with a heart disease across Cameroon.

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A young engineer,, has built the first fully touch screen medical tablet that could soon save many lives. He first has to find the necessary funding to mass-produce the device. In a country that has only 30 heart surgeons for more than 20 million people, the dream of Arthur Zang, a 24-year-old Cameroonian engineer, is to facilitate the treatment of patients with a heart disease across .

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In 2010, he created a digital tablet known as : “It’s the first fully touch screen medical tablet made in Cameroon and in Africa. It’s an invention that could save numerous human lives”, explains Arthur Zang. In fact, Cameroon’s thirty heart specialists are all based in either Douala or Yaoundé, the country’s economic and political capitals. Heart patients often have to travel across the country for a consultation. Appointments sometimes must be made months in advance, leading to death of some patients.

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  1. Afroeuroforum

    April 12, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    Africa has many hidden talents. All we need is the right infrastructures and an enabling environment to work.

  2. JOHN

    July 13, 2012 at 9:31 am

    Africa is gradually coming of age.Welldone Zang.stay focused

  3. HAROON

    July 18, 2012 at 5:10 am

    Great Job ! keep up
    wish you all the best future endeavor

  4. wevibe4

    April 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Hi! I’ve been reading your weblog for some time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you
    a shout out from Humble Tx! Just wanted to mention keep up the excellent job!

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