24-year-old cancer survivor launches mobile cancer screening app

24-year-old cancer survivor launches mobile cancer screening app

- A 24-year-old African social entrepreneur named Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa has launched a mobile app to help people screen themselves for cancer

- Shamim is a young woman who lost her mother to cancer and has also been a victim to the life-threatening disease

- Now, through her passionate initiative, thousands of lives are being saved

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Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa, is a 24-year-old African lady who launched a mobile application to help cancer patients quickly diagnose and seek help for their conditions.

Blackbusiness.com reports that Shamim's initiative, which now helps thousands of people around the globe with a focus on Africa, was born out of passion and personal experience.

When she was young, the social entrepreneur lost her mother to cervical cancer after which she herself suffered from oncology-related complications.

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24-year-old cancer survivor launches mobile cancer screening app
Source: UGC
Source: UGC

Instead of making her experiences weigh her down, Shamim rather chose to drive positive change in society by helping save the lives of other people going through similar conditions.

Chil AI Lab, Shamim's company, offers innovative artificial intelligence-guided E-Oncology services to diagnose cervical and breast cancer; both of which can be treated to save lives if detected and treated early.

Due to Shamim's huge impact, her company has been featured on CNBC Africa and was recognized as one of the top 10 artificial intelligence companies founded in Africa by Google for start-ups.

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Shamim Nabuuma Kaliisa has also been named one of Forbes Africa's 30 Under 30.

In another exciting report regarding black-owned businesses, C.J Pearson, a 17-year-old black political activist who hails from Atlanta has been able to raise a whopping $160,000 to support businesses owned by blacks that BLM protests affected.

A report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Blackbusiness.com indicates that C.J Pearson was able to gather the huge funds with the help of the Georgia Association of Minority Entrepreneurs.

It is also categorically stated that the 17-year-old activist was able to gather the $160,000 in just one week to help stores rebuild.

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