Mobile app created in Tanzania to track epidemics

29 June 2018

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Epidemics 932

[DAR-ES-SALAAM] Researchers in Tanzania have developed a digital application that empowers communities to use smartphones to detect and report the outbreak of diseases including Ebola and cholera.

The digital app, dubbed AfyaData, which is available for download on Google Play store, was developed by researchers at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in collaboration with information and communication technology (ICT) experts from the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS). Read the full article on SciDevNet here.