CerviScan, an innovative digital microscope, a telemedicine platform and a cloud storage platform

Project start date : 02/09/2016

Beneficiary country : Cameroon

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Cancer

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population

Project objectives

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

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor


GIC Med is a social venture that creates simple, cost-effective eHealth and Telemedicine Innovations, enabling poor, remote and rural communities with the greatest need to enjoy affordable and accessible healthcare.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Cameroon

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation