Geographies United States, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom
Core Service Areas Telemedicine
Founder(s) Gabrielle Serafini, Richard Lester, Joaquin Ruiz
Weltel is a highly evidenced digitally-enabled patient support platform that is used in Africa (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda), Europe (UK), North America (Canada, USA) and more. Patients enroll through their health care provider and can access counseling, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up services. The Weltel platform integrates a range of communication modalities including 2-way SMS with voice, video, chat, and picture functions.
Funding & Key Investors
USAID, CDC Foundation, NIH, NIMH, Grand Challenges Canada, Bristol Myers, Gilead, Boehringer Ingelheim, PEPFAR, Canadian Institute of Health Research, IRAP-NRC, BC Children's Foundation, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Merck, and Vancouver General Hospital Foundation
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