Our guest this week on the Break Digit Show is Dr. Femi Kuti (not the singer), founder of Kangpe.com
Many Nigerians are used to self-medication and often fall prey to quack doctors. Some others (my category) will not visit the hospital on time, but rather nurse a little ailment till it becomes bigger and results into a complicated health issue that could have been salvaged if proper medical decisions had been taken on time.
With all of these in mind, Femi, a doctor and investment banker, launched Kangpe.com to help Nigerians reach quick medical and health decisions in order to live a healthier and happier life.
During our interview, Femi mentioned that Kangpe plays host to over 200 doctors in different specialities, from dentistry, surgery to ophthalmology, etc. In his words, “kangpe covers any health issues that you might have. We have generalists (GPs). We also have specialists. We have ear doctors. Pretty much any doctor that has a speciality in Nigeria, we have them on the platform”.
And the good thing is, the doctors live in all states in Nigeria and treats your questions within 5 minutes.
He revealed that every doctor on the site is screened and their certificates checked to make sure that only genuine practitioners are allowed access on the site.
Before having him on the show, I registered and send different requests to doctors on Kangpe. Then I followed up by visiting my trusted doctor friends with same requests and I found that I got almost the same answers – which I think it’s pretty cool.
You really wish to be in my shoes right now, sitting with amazing entrepreneurs to discuss great ideas every week. Don’t run away. Hear the story from the horse’s founder’s mouth – Tune in!