Technology Pioneers 2019

The Technology Pioneers of 2019 bring together 56 early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are pioneering new technologies and innovations ranging from the use of artificial intelligence to fight human trafficking, driverless trucks, quantum computing systems, compostable packaging, and blockchain solutions to tackle disinformation.

By joining this community, Technology Pioneers begin a two-year journey where they are part of the World Economic Forum’s initiatives, activities and events, bringing cutting-edge insights and fresh thinking to critical global discussions.



Transforming the patient-doctor relationship through networked care

Africa suffers 25% of the global burden of disease but has only 3% of the world's health workers. Through networked care, DabaDoc optimizes access, productivity and outcomes to dramatically improve the patient-doctor relationship.

DabaDoc connects millions of patients with thousands of doctors across Africa. It radically enhances the doctor discovery process and breaks down geographic barriers. DabaDoc improves care access, productivity and outcomes. Using telehealth, machine learning for health education, and partnerships with key private and public stakeholders, it helps redeploy limited human and capital resources. By streamlining the care cycle, DabaDoc helps doctors focus on what they do best: caring for patients.