With the rise in COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, hospitals are embracing telemedicine to keep their business going as patients stay away from their facilities due to risks associated with contacts. There has been a rise in remote consultation while tech companies in the country are rising the challenge of plugging the gap with telemedicine services.

More than 1,000 health workers have contracted COVID-19 in Nigeria. Remote consultation or telemedicine helps reduce the risks they face , while also keeping money in the pocket or doctors on the payroll of telehealth companies.

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