Member at Large, Alberta - Ema Gye

Dr. Gye is a pioneer who has been providing virtual and remote, video, text and VoIP care to his patient population for years. It is based on this that he started Lafiya Inc., a virtual care platform enabling other health care providers and care users to connect with ease and convenience.

Lafiya Inc was established in 2018 by Dr. Gye who has over twenty-five (25) years’ experience as a physician. Lafiya Inc. is a response to a clearly identified gap in care provision and helps define the future of delivery of health and health care services.

As well as his practice in Airdrie as a Family Physician, Dr. Gye is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of Calgary AB; a founding Director of AbrioHealth ( - a grassroots movement for health; and a leader in various community development initiatives in Canada and West Africa.

He is a past Chair of the Highland Primary Care Network and a Representative Forum delegate of the Alberta Medical Association.

He enjoys cycling, travel and volunteering.