Project Description

ConnectMed is an online medical practice optimized to South Africa’s technical, medical, and cultural context where our certified doctors provide convenient, low cost, and high quality medical consultations to patients over video & text, additionally supported by machine learning-based tools. Find full overview at


  • Pilot of Platform & Machine Learning Triage Tool Completed in Johannesburg in September 2015
  • Soft Commercial Launch planned for April 2016

Project Members

  • Melissa McCoy  – Tech Lead
  • Zweli Gwebityala – Business Lead
  • Dr. Allan-Roy Sekeitto – Medical Lead

Looking for key member to lead operations and open to help on technology and business development. Contact

Project Advisors

  • Dr. Maarten De Vos, Institute of Biomedical Engineering