Kenya’s online pharmacy to launch telehealth solution in support of HIV prevention efforts

MYDAWA, Kenya’s online pharmacy, will launch the first Kenyan telehealth solution in support of efforts to prevent the spread of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). MYDAWA’s project is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Organization of American States (OAS), in partnership with the University of Washington, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Centre, Jhpiego and Audere.

The country’s first telehealth solution aimed at reducing  HIV prevalence in Kenya received research approval from the Kenyan Medical Research Institute and the University of Washington. The end-to-end solution will enable customers to access Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) online.