Mobitel supports dengue surveillance system

Friday 5 July 2013 | 04:06 CET | News
Sri Lankan mobile operator Mobitel, Colombo's Public Health Department, Nanyang Technological University, and the University of Colombo School of Computing have introduced a social media system called "Mo-Buzz" which aims to prevent dengue in and around Colombo. Mo-Buzz is a combination of a public health surveillance web application, integrated with a social media-based mobile app. In the current version, public health inspectors in Colombo will use digitised surveillance forms available on portable tablet computers to collect dengue data. With this capability, they can capture pictures of

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Countries: Sri Lanka
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