SonoCare Healthcare

To ensure every woman get access to the quickest and the best diagnostic care

Project start date : 19/05/2015

Beneficiary country : Nigeria

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

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

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
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Donations

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Pregnant women
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Computer
  • Other (specify)

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor


SonoCare is a health-tech startup leveraging technology and innovation in delivering conveniently accessible and low-cost life-saving diagnostic care interventions at point of care that can help detect pregnancy complications before they become threats to the life of women through a portable framework that uses a mobile app (for ease of access, real-time/round-the-clock access to patient diagnostic records and collaboration), portable equipment and vehicles in partnership with public and private healthcare providers, aid agencies, faith-based organisations and NGOs to ensure every woman (especially the under-served women in low income and low resource areas) get access to the quickest and the best diagnostic care.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

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Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation



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