- Cardiovascular Health: Reducing cardiovascular disease deaths on the population level through improved screening, referral, diagnosis, and management.
- Breast Cancer: Reducing breast cancer deaths on the population level through improved screening, referral, diagnosis, and management.
- Virtual Health and Care: Improving quality, access to equitable care, and digital literacy through remote delivery of preventative and curative health and care services.
- Optimization of Data-driven Decision-making: Improving health system capabilities and epidemic preparedness through stronger integrated health information.
HTHA is searching for new business models that enable engagement with local and national governments, as well as startups and scale-ups from throughout the African continent, with the goal of supporting health systems in their digital transformation journeys, for the 2024 cohort.
The primary evaluation criteria for each of the two tracks centre on the applicants’ capacity to show how their innovations can successfully address problems in one or more of the hub’s four thematic areas of focus; other considerations include their product excellence, teamwork, fit-to-market, sustainability, and scalability model in relation to collaborating with the public system.