Charles Immanuel Akhimien

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: MobiCure
Impact Region: Western Africa
About the Social Business: MOBIcure is a mobile health company whose focus is to solve some of the most pressing health issues and improve the lives of people in developing countries of Africa and Asia. The social venture is the first one of its kind in Africa and uses mobile technology tools and devices such as phones, tabs, SMS, apps, and videos to solve healthcare problems such as poor immunization coverage, maternal and child mortality and poor health access. The flagship product of MOBIcure is a mobile application called ỌMỌMI which focuses on fulfilling the World Health Organization Childhood Survival Strategies. The platform provides over 40,000 women with life-saving maternal and child health information.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Charles Akhimien is from Nigeria. He is a medical doctor and a co-founder at MOBicure. Despite his young age, Charles is globally recognized as a thought leader in digital health and innovation and he has garnered several international awards. He is a 2019 Obama Leader, WHO AFRO Top 30 African Health Innovator, United Nations SDG Young Leader, 2017 United Nations Global Compact SDG Pioneer, One Young World Ambassador, 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and 2018 JCI Nigeria Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award Honoree.

Charles Immanuel Akhimien

Nationality: Nigeria
Organization Name: MobiCure
Impact Region: Western Africa
About the Social Business: MOBIcure is a mobile health company whose focus is to solve some of the most pressing health issues and improve the lives of people in developing countries of Africa and Asia. The social venture is the first one of its kind in Africa and uses mobile technology tools and devices such as phones, tabs, SMS, apps, and videos to solve healthcare problems such as poor immunization coverage, maternal and child mortality and poor health access. The flagship product of MOBIcure is a mobile application called ỌMỌMI which focuses on fulfilling the World Health Organization Childhood Survival Strategies. The platform provides over 40,000 women with life-saving maternal and child health information.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Charles Akhimien is from Nigeria. He is a medical doctor and a co-founder at MOBicure. Despite his young age, Charles is globally recognized as a thought leader in digital health and innovation and he has garnered several international awards. He is a 2019 Obama Leader, WHO AFRO Top 30 African Health Innovator, United Nations SDG Young Leader, 2017 United Nations Global Compact SDG Pioneer, One Young World Ambassador, 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and 2018 JCI Nigeria Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award Honoree.