Cradlecare Africa Emerges 1st Runners-Up at Kids Innovation Challenge 2023
By Alabidun Shuaib AbdulRahman
Cradlecare Africa, a pioneering health technology startup, has secured the prestigious 1st runners-up position at the highly competitive Kids Innovation Challenge 2023.
The event, held recently, witnessed the outstanding performance of the young innovators who captivated both judges and participants with their ingenious startup.
Cradlecare stands at the forefront of healthcare technology, offering a cutting-edge medical record system tailored for children aged 0-17.
The primary goal of this initiative is to combat infant mortality in sub-Saharan Africa by facilitating accurate record-keeping of children’s medical histories.
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Notably, Cradlecare incorporates a sophisticated notification system, ensuring timely reminders for hospital appointments and immunization schedules, among other essential healthcare milestones.
Out of numerous entries, seven exceptional startups advanced to the final stage and demo day of the Kids Innovation Challenge, following rigorous rounds of evaluation.
The driving force behind Cradlecare consists of a quartet of remarkable talents: Tomilola Abayomi, Emmanuel Ishola, Ibrahim Olawuyi, and Abdulsamad Adeyemi, all of whom honed their skills through the Edtech Platform KidsTech Africa.
Tomilola Abayomi, a prominent member of the team, led the presentation to showcase the remarkable strides achieved by Cradlecare.
This marks the third noteworthy achievement for Cradlecare in 2023, further solidifying its reputation as an emerging leader in the startup and innovation ecosystem.
Earlier this year, the team secured the 2nd runners-up position at the e-Govt Hackathon, an event organized by the Ilorin Innovation Hub in January 2023. Subsequently, they clinched victory at the African Teen Tech Fest 2023 in May, underscoring their commitment to pioneering healthcare solutions.
Cradlecare Africa has continued to chart new territories in the realm of health technology, making commendable strides toward enhancing child healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa.
As a testament to their commitment, Cradlecare recently unveiled a beta version of their innovative solution in the form of a web app. Interested parties can access this groundbreaking technology via www.cradlecareafrica.com.