Mobile phones help tackle cholera in inaccessible parts of Somalia

From Oxfam Horn, East and Central Africa Blog Fri Nov 9 2012, 10:20:08

In Somalia, one of the most difficult and dangerous places for aid agencies to work, the conflict has left many communities hard to reach. Mobile phones offer an innovative way of educating such communities with life-saving information. Oxfam and our partner Hijra started a pilot project to provide public health information to people's mobile phones, [...]

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