Friday, May 5, 2017

A private clinic in Botswana has started receiving bitcoin as payment for treatment

A private medical facility in the city of Gaborone in Botswana has started receiving bitcoin as a form of payment for treatment. Run by Dr Donald Ariisa, it is the only health facility in the whole country that accepts the cryptocurrency for payment alongside cash. Speaking to Cointelegraph, Dr Ariisa pointed out that what attracted and inspired him to accept Bitcoin as a payment for treatment was the fact that his clinic is focused on adopting technologies that allow for sustainability in offering accessible services. Bitcoin, he says, is being embraced by the world and the youth, in particular, who…

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