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How Cell Phones Are Helping Fight Malaria (and Bicycles)


Science & Tech  (tags: africa, ethics, children, world, society, interesting, GoodNews, illness, disease, healthcare, protection, research, risks, safety, treatment, prevention, children, women, technology, NewTechnology, Gizmos )

JL
- 489 days ago - pbs.org
The introduction of rapid reporting systems, using mobile phones to provide real-time data and the detection of high-infection areas, has health workers and volunteers excited about ending malaria deaths for good.



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Les M. (7)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:11 am
great, simple idea.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:19 am
Awesome simple idea.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:19 am
Noted, thanks.
 

JL A. (275)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:39 am
You are welcome Kerrie.
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Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 9:37 am
Noted & posted
 

Kit B. (276)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 10:17 am

That is an interesting use of cell phone technology, and it seems to be working.
 

JL A. (275)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 12:48 pm
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Birgit W. (144)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 3:14 pm
Noted
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 5:51 pm
Noted
 

Dale O. (193)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 8:59 pm
Wonderful, there are so many useful purposes for the cell phone, life saving is one of them.
 

JL A. (275)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 9:31 pm
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Selva Sagazio (40)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:31 pm
Great idea. It's wonderful how a simple action can help a lot of people.
 
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