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Nutriture Technologies

Our AI powered Platform offers Patients' Virtual Management, Personalized Nutrition (plus USSD)and Door-Step Fruits and Supplements Delivery

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  1. Health care has never been this worse in the history of Nigeria, with just 30,000 doctors to cater for 180 million people, and no adequately equipped health centres, and the worst hit are the underserved or the unreached areas. In Nigeria today we have over 11 million cases of Acute Malnutrition, with Several Millions of Non Acute and over 10 million confirmed cases of Diabetes, whereby one of the foremost hospitals in Nigeria, records a new cases per week, while many die at home because they can't get to see doctors.

We looked towards Nutrition, however, to get a good meal plan from a Certified Dietician in Nigeria costs $30-$40 a month, that's like 50% of an average Nigerian salary, yet people do not have health information enough to take steps of health in the comfort of their homes.

We decided to employ an integrated tech solution which has the following

1. An AI powered E-health Platform that allows Virtual Consultations with Doctors, Nutritionists and Dieticians and other health consultants

2. A disruptive provision for the Last miles by making the app and web have a Patient Management System that can work offline and in rural areas, allowing a doctor to handle several people

3. An AI and Data Powered Meal plan Creator tailored to meet Nigerian or African needs and Perculiarities.

4. A Market place that is Just Nutrition and Health focused

5. A community where people can discuss health matters and cure themselves of mental depression and other major challenges and get support by others and with a bot powered knowledge base

6. A health emergency solution 

Can we Achieve these in one robust solution?

YES, and that is Nutriture Health App (A super App) synched with 2 major webApps and Last miles GSMA solutions.

We want to Place Health in the Palms of Every Human.

That is what we created and this is the Vision we're already running with.

What is the need are you focusing on?

Over 100 million Nigerians lack access to proper health Care, and over 50% of these don't have access to any doctor.

10 million plus diabetic patients toll, keeps increasing daily which can be  50% reduced by adequate Nutrition, which Presently, the services are expensive and foreign platforms like My Fitness Pal are not tailored to such Specific problems

1 out of every 5 male deaths in Nigeria are now from Cardiovascular Issues

1 out of every 5 deaths of Children under 5 are caused by Malnutrition

1 out of every 10 deliveries cause mothers death because of late attention and or access to nurses to help from home.

We needed to Solve these with just one wholistic solution and YES, we did it.

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Sharing an actual pivot your organization has already made

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

Our Solution is producing a Health-Tech Company which can scale accross Africa. We have already kickstart the E-health app and we're 80% ready with the app. We worked with a data with 282 lab tested and analysed foods, segmented into tribal preferences of Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba to Develop the pilot. Right now our 64 interns are working on generation of 5000 food types, and 10,000 Questions and answer for our chatbot knowledge base, which of course will be increased to 50,000 by the end of the year. However the Webapp and the Nutrition market place have been completed and right now has 64 registered vendors. We piloted a self delivery (paid volunteers model) to aid faster health solutions to people this means that each vendor has access to health supplements from our nearest suppliers. The next phases we're in, is targeted towards hitting the 1000 health vendors target Get 1000 doctors, 5000 nurses and 10,000 Nutrition and Dietics Practitioners and interns on the platform.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Yes

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

In Africa, it will cut health challenges by 10% over the next 5 years via personalized Nutrition It will increase healthy living by at least 10% It will increase income for Doctors, Nutrition Niche producers It will by the end of 2020 create minimum of 1000 direct and indirect jobs ( it has already created 64 in one month of pilot and via partnerships, we have over 120 waiting to be on boarded). It will increase last miles health and reduce Malnutrition and diabetes rates sporadically It will increase health knowledge via our App, USSD, and Health Games we created It will aid Intercultural exchange via the health community and totally cause borderlessness in relationship and Health. It will simply make the world a much more better place to live than before Nutritures Came.

What is the name of your business or organization?

Nutriture Technologies

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

It's a health tech company targeted to serve the whole populate as a Direct to Consumer personalized health company. It how ever pays more emphasis on infants mortality, pregnancy induced challenges, malnutrition, diabetes and Cardiovascular challenges

What is your profession?

I'm PhD Agric and Environmental Engineering Researcher, with 12 years Certified Entrepreneurial Experience in Food, Nutrition and Tech Industries

Where are you located (country)?


Where are you located (region)?

  • Western Africa

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Entrepreneur/Investor
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Social Work
  • Technology

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 50-249

How old is your business/company?

  • 1-2 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Social Enterprise

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Loans
  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Civil Society Groups
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Grassroots/Community Groups

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

We have so far made major moves and have great relationships and we will majorly need funding partners to Increase our efforts so, Right now we have 63 skilled team members so all our solutions are built in house, we also have raised $3000 investment, but we can get make do with debt financing, however, Better, convertible notes or grant funding. We'll also appreciate a connection with stakeholders like the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, whose backing will open more doors for us.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Basically funds since we already cracked the nuts of adoption.

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

We learnt of the need to get GSMA included for the last miles so we're working on that now, though very Expensive initial Capital (about $3000) and we'll implement as soon as funds are available We learnt of the need to build health communities around our solutions which is why we started the Campus Health Community Campaign, kids and teens health Campaign via our NUTRICHAMPS and NUTRICHAPS programs and we'll start with Workplace Health Campain Post-Covid. We also learnt that we can do much with little as long as we have a big Vision and the skills to raise people, which fortunately, we have a great founder to and management team to effect.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

We've not seen any other one we solely fit into, until the Recent ICT4works announcement, which we'll enter into. however the Business Development team and myself (founder) are actively on the look out for such.

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