- AitaHealth helps specialists reach those who don't have access to hospitals
- The app passes on information about infections to the government
This story is part of a special focus on South Africa and how it is shaping the future and paving the way for the rest of the continent.
(CNN)South Africa struggles with just 200,000 healthcare workers for a population of 54 million, which means its doctor to patient ratio is one to 270. With long queues and few hospitals, the people who are most in need of medical aid do not necessarily have access to it.