This Doctor’s App Is Helping Libya Triage Its Coronavirus Patients

Andrew Wight | April 2, 2020

Mohamed M. Aburawi a 2020 Aspen New Voice Fellow who is a surgeon turned health-tech entrepreneur, currently pursuing an MPA at Harvard Kennedy School. In 2017, Mohamed founded Speetar, an AI-enabled telehealth platform. Piloted in Libya and currently being scaled across the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia, Speetar links under-served patients in low-resource settings to a global pool of cultural and language-matched medical specialist.

In Forbes, Dr. Aburawi is interviewed about his new telehealth organization Speetar. Speetar is a telehealth platform that links health professionals in the diaspora with patients in their home regions. As reported in the article Speetar will be now be the main platform between the government and citizens in regards to COVID-19.