Sehat Kahani raises $2.7 million to enhance its digital healthcare platform

Sehat Kahani raises $2.7 million to enhance its digital healthcare platform

Sehat Kahani, a Karachi-based Health Tech startup, has raised $2.7 million in Series A funding from Amaanah Circle, Epic Angels, Cross Fund, USAID, Augmentor, Impact Investment Exchange, and the Elahi group of companies.

Make me care: In Pakistan, the telehealth sector has experienced an extraordinary surge since the COVID-19 pandemic, fundamentally transforming patient-doctor interactions. This shift has enabled consultations without the need for physical visits, a critical adaptation during the height of the pandemic.

Statista forecasts that digital health revenue in Pakistan will hit a remarkable $356 million by 2023. The market is on track to reach an impressive $545 million by 2028, showcasing a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9%.

Tell me more: Sehat Kahani offers a platform that connects doctors and patients swiftly, typically within a minute. 

It also provides on-demand lab tests, online medicine delivery, and a comprehensive corporate wellness program. 

By the numbers: In the press release issued, Sehat Kahani claims the following:

  • 350: Number of cities in Pakistan where Sehat Kahani’s services are available.
  • 7,500: Healthcare professionals in Sehat Kahani’s network.
  • 800: Corporations onboarded by Sehat Kahani.
  • 62: E-health clinics operated by Sehat Kahani.
  • 2.6 million: Consultations provided by Sehat Kahani to date.
  • 141%: Year-on-year growth of Sehat Kahani.

You should know: Sehat Kahani was founded by Dr. Sara Saeed and Dr. Iffat Zafar in 2017. 

It raised $500k in its first round of funding in 2018. In 2021, it raised $1 million in pre-Series A funding. The new round of funding brings Sehat Kahani’s total disclosed funding to $4.2 million. 

What’s next: Sehat Kahani aims to use this funding to enhance its technology with advanced features like AI-driven tools, benefiting patients with precise and predictive healthcare. It also plans to extend its reach globally, building on its impressive growth trajectory.

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