Cameroonian born inventor Arthur Zang has won the Africa prize for Engineering Innovation worth the sum of £25,000 ($37,000) for his device used in examining the heart.

MrZang’s invention was awarded the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation by the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering at a ceremony in the

Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam.

The Cardiopadtablet computer invented by Zang has the capacity of collecting heart readings and sending it to heart specialists. Health workers thanks to the invention will be able to give heart examinations and send the results to heart specialists even in other countries.

The device is already being sold in Gabon, India and Nepal according to the BBC.

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