Enabling patients to make an appointment with a doctor

Project start date : 02/01/2017

Beneficiary country : Mali

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Vaccination
  • Cardiovascular illnesses
  • Cancer
  • Oral health
  • Dermatology
  • Mental health
  • Ophthalmology

Fields of application

  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Sick people

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor


Doctix is ​​a start-up specialising in the creation of medical appointments. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Mali, but is rapidly spreading to other countries in West Africa.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : Mali

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation



  • Cliniques

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Ordres des medecins du Mali

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Association des medecins liberaux du Mali

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Syndicat des medecins

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)