As for the newly acquired capital, the startup plans to grow its presence in digital health industry and work towards making its platform more robust. On the telehealth side, the company plans to boost its real-time tele-health services and unlimited access to local doctors. It will also be working toward developing integrated industry-specific solutions for growing businesses in Middle east and North Africa digital health market.
The round which raised USD 6.5 million for Altibbi depicts investors’ trust in Altibbi’s ability for developing digital health in the region where the government spends only 8% of the budget on healthcare in comparison with 17% spent by the OECD countries.
Over past few years, the rapid growth of companies like Altibbi in the Arab world, clearly depicts the robustly growing demand for innovative healthcare solutions that are able to solve real problems in the region. The company has further enhanced its portfolio of telehealth solutions by partnering with Uber to offer the riders a free trial of its telehealth services and also make the service available as a perk for the drivers.