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Vodafone Foundation starts big data for health programme in Ghana

Monday 26 February 2018 | 16:32 CET | News
The Vodafone Foundation has announced a pioneering programme in Ghana to use aggregated anonymised data to help the government track and control epidemics to prevent widespread outbreaks. The programme, one of the first of its kind in the world, will use aggregated anonymised mobile data to track real-time trends in population movement. The data is then analysed to provide life-saving insights during a widespread epidemic - such as the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak, the most widespread outbreak of the Ebola virus in history.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone / Vodafone Ghana
Countries: Ghana
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