Le Corpus Médical

Health community based on the concept of One Health and offers practical solutions to health problems in Africa

Project start date : 13/09/2019

Last updated : 15/04/2024

Beneficiary country : Senegal

Healthcare themes targeted

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

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Financial access to care, microinsurance
  • Other(s) (specify)

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Subsidies
  • Advertising
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Dependents/persons with disabilities
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

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

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor

Le Corpus Médical

Le Corpus Médical is a social enterprise created by medical students that focuses on the health, education and social sector and its overall objective is to implement practical solutions to the problems of the Senegalese and African health systems.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Afghanistan

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


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