Mali: Hamidou Ouologuem Streamlines Patient Care for Local and International Doctors

By : Melchior Koba

Date : mardi, 09 avril 2024 14:07

He is passionate about using digital tools to improve various aspects of life, focusing on the field of health. Thanks to his startup, he has won several prizes and awards.

Hamidou Ouologuem (photo), co-founder and CEO of Kénèya Koura, a startup providing digital health services, is committed to enhancing patient care. Established in 2021 by Ouologuem, Fatoumata Diarra, and Oumar Dioni, Kénèya Koura delivers innovative digital solutions to improve healthcare accessibility. The startup’s services include online appointment scheduling, telemedicine consultations, and digital patient record management. It also promotes collaboration between local and international doctors, allowing patients to download their prescriptions online.

In addition to simplifying the patient experience, Kénèya Koura assists doctors in enhancing their organization, visibility, and patient retention. With operations in France, the startup also serves foreign patients.

Ouologuem, a native of Mali, holds a master’s degree in strategic marketing and communication from the École supérieure de commerce du Mali, earned in 2015, and a master’s degree in digital innovation from the Université de télécom in Saint-Etienne, obtained in 2018.

Owing to his dedication and expertise, Ouologuem was accepted into the Orange Digital Center in 2022, where he received financial support, training, and privileged access to Orange services.

With approximately a decade of experience, Ouologuem interned in Orange Mali’s marketing department in 2013. He served as the communications head at Pixel Communication in 2016 and was employed as a web designer by IT company CPG Consulting in 2018. The following year, he joined BCA Expertise, an automotive appraisal firm, as a communications officer.

His achievements have been celebrated with several awards. With Kénèya Koura, he won the Construire le Mali program in 2021. He was also honored as the best e-health startup at the Mali Digital Awards in 2022 and 2023.

Melchior Koba


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