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Healthcare essential services affordable and quickly accessible at scale. “We operate with a clear understanding that data is the new currency in today’s economy,” said Jaye Connolly- LaBelle, president and chief executive officer of RippleNami. “This program cost-effectively positions countries like Sierra Leone to deploy data-driven services that dramatically improve the lives of their citizens and is easily replicable in neighboring countries.” The visualization capabilities of RippleNami’s platform play a central role in resource management and other planning disciplines undertaken by the government and citizens of Sierra Leone. These proprietary capabilities integrate blockchain transactions with other big data sources to help users detect patterns, identify trends and analyze gaps in ways that lead to better decisions in shorter timeframes. The program also involves a unique service deployment model leading to faster large-scale adoption of the platform enabled services. Sierra Leone government ministries, municipal councils and private businesses in collaboration with RippleNami and Data Edge Revenue are honored to launch and promote these services throughout the country. Healthcare UAE’s new innovative mobile healthcare app bridges gap between patients and doctors MyMedicNow is another significant innovation in modern healthcare in the UAE. T he Global Mobile Health (mHealth) Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 33.8 per cent over the next decade to reach approximately $181.52 billion by 2025 according to a report by Research2Guidance Annual mHealth – 2016. UAE’s mobile health industry is positioned for a robust growth, as suggested by the founders and developers of My Medic Now, an innovative mobile app which supports the transformation of UAE into a smart country and is in line with the UAE National Innovation Strategy, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform the UAE into one of the most innovative countries in the world. September 2017 15