The company was incorporated in 2008 as a private company with limited liability. The company is 100% owned by a black South African female (medical doctor by qualification) and is certified as a level one contributor in terms of the BBBEE Act. In relation the Companies Act of South Africa, the Public Interest Score (PIS) of the company is less than 100.
The vision for TELEMEDICINE AFRICA (PTY) LTD is to be acknowledged by the healthcare profession as the leading service provider in the provision of telemedicine services and technology in Africa and to transfer wellness, awareness and life skills to people across the Southern African society so that all people would recognize the importance of knowing your status.
The sole owner and manager of the business, Dr Moretlo Molefi, was presented with the 2011 award Technology for Women in Business by the South African Department of Trade and Industry in 2011. In addition to the overall award, Dr Molefi was also presented with the category award for medium sized companies at a glamorous ceremony hosted by the DTI in Bloemfontein.
In addition to the above award, Dr Molefi was also presented with the category award for medium sized companies. Dr Molefi was honoured to be recognized by the department and her peers for her contribution to e-medicine in South Africa.
The company successfully implemented its first large scale telemedicine project in the Limpopo province, including the provision of training to doctors and nurses.
Telemedicine Africa also conducted a research project for the SADC Secretariat where all the Ministries of Health in the SADC countries were visited to assess their e-Readiness.
Telemedicine Africa prides itself on pioneering telemedicine technologies in Africa. We have been driven by the philosophy to provide integrated, multifunctional, scalable and dynamic solutions and products that will improve the provision of care both today and in the future.