Following a pre-series A round of $3 million, investment company Webrock and Healthforce, a digital health company majority-owned by South African retail pharmacy chain Dis-Chem, will be taking the technology behind the second most downloaded doctor app in Europe, Doktor.se, to Africa. It will first be launching in South Africa, with a further continent-wide roll-out planned.

The platform, which makes use of a freemium model and innovative approaches to reduce data costs, offers on-dem...