Arthur Zang, the inventor of the Cardio Pad, is part of a new generation of African social entrepreneurs who are determined to build high-tech business ventures while helping their fellow citizens.
Zang is the Computer Scinece Enginner and a Researcher in Biomedical Engineering who publish many Scientific icles in the field of Medical Informatics.
He first moved there to study for his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Yaoundé (which he finished in 2007). Two years later, Zang did a Master’s at the National Advanced School of Engineering of Yaoundé to give him the necessary expertise to design the Cardio Pad.Zang reached out to social media, particularly Facebook, when he faced the obstacle of funding in 2011, he was a semi-finalist in Microsoft’s Imagine cup, a student technology competition, and, in 2012, he won medical innovation awards from both the Cameroonian Association of Engineers and Computer Scientists in Germany, as well as from the Junior Chamber International, a global network of young active citizens.
In 2014,ZANG won the ROLEX AWARDS FOR ENTREPRISE in the Cathegory of Applied Technology. Not all inventions succeed, but Zang’s talent is that he is not merely a dreamer who has great ideas – he has the determination to see them through. “To me, if you start something, you must finish it. That is what gives me the greatest satisfaction.”
That is why he decided to create a Medical Devices Manufacturing company called Himore Medical Equipments, where he works full time as the Chief Executive Officer.This Company, located in Cameroon, works to bring the cardio-pad on the market, and for developping new devices.
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