Dr.Davis Musinguzi,A doctor,Entrepreneur,Health IT developer and former Contestant with Project Inspire Africa,we ;conducted a live interview with him Live on twitter,see what he had to say.

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THE INVITATIONS!!

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

Being interviewed by @zyee1qn Follow #1qn to join in.

Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche

@byonabz the forum z @zyee1qn#1qn cc @Davisthedoc

 

INTRO DISCUSSION(OFF THE RECORD)

one question @zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc Welcome to one question. so for starters how has your day [email protected] #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Eventful. Spent my day in the depths of Bukomansimbi District training Village Health Teams on an #mHealth Initiative #mTrac #1qn

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc Thats wonderfull ,so is the internet connection that good or your up a tree? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Solar powered internet modem… I’ll be fine :)

WHO IS DR.DAVIS MUSINGUZI?

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc Give us a description of your self?#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Phewks…tough one. Optimistic. Driven. Nonconformist. Open minded. Meticulous. Self possessed. sociable. Thats it for nw. #1qn

HIS PERSONALITY

Mwesigwa Daniel ‏@Lyk_ANavalanche

@davisthedoc medics r not eloquent and multidimensional,yet u r…what is your secret?? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@Lyk_ANavalanche Most have boxed themselves into a strict professional definition and that’s the fastest way to be obsolete #1qn

Davisthedoc @Davisthedoc 34s

@Lyk_ANavalanche I also had to work at being a good speaker. I recommend eloquent friends and a reading culture. Get Dale Carnegie’s books.

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc @Lyk_ANavalanche So wat do u exactly Define as Being Boxed in a professional Definition?#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn @Lyk_ANavalanche …The most exhilarating place in any profession is at the point of intersection with another. Thats where… #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn @Lyk_ANavalanche …innovation, new discoveries, and unique blends of skill/talent are born. #1qn

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WHAT DRIVES HIM

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc What Drives you? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn One word. Passion. Passion is the genesis of genius. Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion. #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I am constantly varying my experiences to identify things I am passionate abt. When you are passionate,it’s almost effortless. #1qn

DAVIS’ TECHNOLOGICAL SIDE:

muzanira augustus ‏@mabson_28

@Davisthedoc…..you r a doc y a u a technology freak as well

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@mabson_28 I have always wanted to impact health care in Uganda and Technology is the most convenient tool tool to fast track this. #1qn

Mwesigwa Daniel ‏@Lyk_ANavalanche

@davisthedoc How do you balance btn medicine and other projects you handle #1qn @zyee1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@Lyk_ANavalanche @zyee1qn If its time you’re talking abt its having long days. I keep it at no more than 3 projects at any one time. #1qn

HIS AREA OF SPECIALIZATION IN MEDICINE

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc Sensational!!,so as a medic Wat did you specialise in? #1qn

Davisthedoc @Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I was trained as a General Practitioner. A Masters Degree qualifies one as a specialist in the medical circles. #1qn

TURNING POINT IN LIFE

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc ookay,So what was your turning point in life? #1qn

Davisthedoc @Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I think they are several. It can always point to a book I read, or someone I met and an experience I might have had. #1qn

Davisthedoc @Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I normally like to say there are only two things that change your life…What you read & Who you meet #1qn

 

DAVIS THE BLOGGER.

@Davisthedoc Tell us more about your Blogging and what you Blog about?#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn a significant level of physical, economic, mental and spiritual fulfillment #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn http://davisthedoc.wordpress.com (Navigating This Life) chronicled my journey and shares lessons gleaned task by task in #InspireAfrica#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn The next new chapter to the blog should be starting soon chronicling the hustle and joys of starting up a business in Africa #1qn

HIS SPIRITUAL BELIEFS

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc What about your religious Beliefs.#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I’d say Spiritual beliefs. I believe in God the almighty and I’m a student of all spiritual teachings that enlighten me. #1qn

HIS SOURCE OF INSPIRATION

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc whats your source of inspiration and what do u believe in? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I am my own source of inspiration. If I had to get from someone else then what if they left..#1qn

PROJECT INSPIRE AFRICA

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc So what Drove you Inspire Africa and did u attain close 2 what you wanted? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I had a business concept I had refined for a while and the last number in the combination need was startup capital…#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn @zyee1qn I knew @InspireAfricaEA was my opportunity. I got what I wanted now that@WaridTelUganda is financing my startup #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn It is true what is said that when opportunity meets preparation, sucess is inevitable #1qn

HEALTH IT DEVELOPMENT

Mwesigwa Daniel ‏@Lyk_ANavalanche

@davisthedoc well,why did you choose to launch on windows platform??android is more popular #1qn cc@winsenga @zyee1qn

Davisthedoc @Davisthedoc 1m

@Lyk_ANavalanche @zyee1qn @WinSenga was born going into the Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition requiring the Windows platform. #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@Lyk_ANavalanche @zyee1qn Clearly people haven’t yet digested the ‘VALUE’ of ‘IT’ in the African setting. With your skill set …#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@Lyk_ANavalanche @zyee1qn I believe that you can be of great ‘VALUE’ to this ‘IT’ (r)evolution #1qn

LEISURE TIME

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc So what do you do in your free time? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I spend time with friends hanging out, watch movies, int. rugby, do lots of reading, music, cooking. #1qn

 

GETTING PERSONAL

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc so no special woman in your life ? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn If you are asking if I plan to get married, yes I do, to who?, only time will tell #1qn

 

DAVIS THE MENTOR

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc So what would you tell a kid who wants be like you when they grow up? #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I’d actually not tell them to be like me but to be more of themselves. They might learn from me but not have to be like me. #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Christopher Morley said “There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.” #1qn

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Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn I’d tell this kid to indulge only in that which he finds meaningful happiness and be creative enough to ensure it provides… #1qn

DAVIS’ BUSINESS ADVICE TO THE ONE QUESTIONEES

Joshua Nagenda @HIM_15JN

#1qn.Business is a venture wea you make or break but how does one venture into a particular business and know its the right one?

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn First, it has to be right for you, then ask, ‘is it right for my targeted customer?’ #1qn.

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Select what u r passionate abt, then find out it serves a community need and how much pple are willing to pay for it. #1qn

Joshua Nagenda ‏@HIM_15JN

#1qn Market base is divided into parts commanded by those with big capital/stock so doesnt one need alot of money there4 to make it?

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn Thats true. Lean startups need to work very smart from the word GO and constantly monitor their environment and act faster #1qn

DAVIS THE CHANGE MAKER.

@Davisthedoc and as my last question How can you be a vessel to inspire significant Change in Uganda?#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn By equipping myself with the necessary blend of skills and strategically positioning myself to move my lever of change #1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

@zyee1qn It was Archimedes that said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world” #1qn

THE LAST REMARKS

one question ‏@zyee1qn

@Davisthedoc Thanks alot for the Opportunity to interview you,Any last remarks?#1qn

Davisthedoc ‏@Davisthedoc

It’s been a pleasure @zyee1qn and keep on giving a platform to revolutionary young men and women to share their ideals, exp & lessons #1qn

 

Participants:Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche,muzanira augustus ‏@mabson_28 ,Joshua Nagenda ‏@HIM_15JN ,one question @zyee1qn

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