Episode #8 Dr. Moka Lantum (Part I)

Dr. Moka Lantum is co-founder of MicroClinic Technologies, a Nairobi based company, commercializing ZiDi, Africa’s first enterprise health management solution for BoP clinics/hospitals provided as a hardware-software utility service through partnerships with both public and private institutions across Africa. As a social entrepreneur, he is committed to also create youth employment opportunities in Health IT and improve last mile access to safe affordable drugs.

Dr. Lantum has over 20 years experience in health delivery and health care management with multiple executive roles in a Fortune 500 health-related manufacturing company. He was director of business process improvement for a $6 billion New York-based health insurance company, prior to founding MicroClinic Technologies.

Dr. Lantum obtained his Doctor of Medicine training at Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé, Cameroon; a Diploma in Nutrition and International Child Health, from Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; a doctorate in Pharmacology, from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. He is a graduate of the Masters in Health Care Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. He was inducted as an Ashoka Fellow in 2014 and recently into the IPIHD/SEAD network at Duke University. He is recipient of numerous international awards, including the 2014 Sankalp Award.

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