Digital Disease Surveillance App Launched at SUA

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) through Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) has launched a digital disease surveillance app called #AfyaData (Kiswahili word meaning “Health Data”). The app enables people in communities to report patients suspected of contracting infectious diseases such as Ebola, Rift Valley Fever, Marburg and cholera.

AfyaData App

AfyaData App is a set of open source mobile and web digital tools developed by a team of animal, human and Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) specialists together with community members through support from the Ending Pandemics to enhance disease surveillance systems. The app can be downloaded for free via Google play store.
 

Read more about AfyaData App as reported in the Media: 

SUAMEDIA: SUA Yatoa Jawabu Katika Upatikanaji Wa Taarifa Kwa Haraka Na Usahihi Wa Mlipuko Wa Majanga

THE CITIZEN: Tanzanian University launches an App that tracks Ebola

THE CITIZEN: DR Congo seeks to defeat Ebola with digital tool from a Tanzanian University

HABARI LEO: Congo Yaomba Utaalam Wa Sua Kukabiliana Na Ebola

MEDICOPRESS: Tanzania’s new digital App that can track Ebola and other epidemics

SUAMEDIA: Chuo Kikuu Cha Sokoine Cha Kilimo (SUA) Kimepokea Maombi Toka DRC Kuomba Usaidizi Kuikabili Ebola

Afya Data App

 

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