October 20, 2011

Mobile Phones to Be Used to Collect Health Data in Ethiopia

ethiopia-pregnant-woman.jpeg Mobile Phones will be used to help health professionals collect data, have it analyzed and receive feedback in a show case project to be launched next week in Ethiopia. The project is led by Technology for Change International and is expected to cost approximately 370,000 US dollars.

quotemarksright.jpgThe project will distribute a thousand mobile handsets to health professionals in the Amhara, Oromia Southern and Tigray regional states. The health professionals will use the handsets to gather data on pregnant women and send it on to a central server.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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