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03 Dec 2010 description
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ACCRA/NAIROBI, 3 December 2010 (PLUSNEWS) - Some 80 health professionals and telecom operators are meeting in the Ghanaian capital Accra to explore ways to use mobile phones for better healthcare delivery.

"What we are trying to do here is to find out what mobile technology applications will help us fix some of Africa's health problems," said Fiemu Nwariaku, professor of surgery in Ghana and a moderator at the 2-3 December Mobile Health Africa Summit. The efforts are aimed particularly at improving healthcare for underserved populations.

18 Oct 2002 description


Appeal Target: CHF 1,086,000 Beneficiaries/target groups (if available): N/A
Period covered: April - September, 2002
IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 102.3%
Related Appeals: N/A
Outstanding needs: None

Summary: The final rounds of National Immunization Days for 2002 supported by this appeal will take place between October and December 2002 for Pakistan, Nigeria, Niger, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Chad and Egypt.

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01 Mar 2002 description


THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 1,086,9000 (USD 636,571 OR EUR 735, 600) IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO ASSIST APPROXIMATELY 5.9 MILLION BENEFICIARIES FOR 9 MONTHS
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