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 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.
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