Identité Médicale Universelle

Guaranteeing all the right to quality care, thanks to easy and equitable access to care services

Project start date : 01/01/2017

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Benin

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Primary healthcare
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Financial access to care, microinsurance

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)
  • Intergovernmental or international agency

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
  • Advertising
  • Sales of data analysis

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Improved treatment
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor

KEA Medicals

KEA Medicals Pharmaceuticals and Technologies is a start-up from the Republic of Benin (West Africa), which aims to interconnect African hospitals by digitally centralizing all health services, thanks to the Universal Medical ID of patients.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Benin

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • Hôpitaux

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Pharmacies

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Sociétés d'assurance

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • Médecins

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)