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Easy Taxi and Dettol partnership to promote awareness on Ebola

Transportation provider app Easy Taxi and hygiene brand Dettol, offered Nigerian taxi drivers training sessions on how to diagnose and prevent the spread of Ebola. Taxi drivers were encouraged to become agents of change and attend monthly meetings as part of the Ebola Awareness Campaign. Here they learnt about the symptoms and preventive measures, with the intention of improving public knowledge and educating their customers. How companies could contribute for Ebola awareness through their services and products?

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Easy taxi partners with dettol to create awareness on Ebola and train drivers on hygiene culture
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Might there be a way for the Taxi Drivers to log where they picked up and dropped off an Ebola-stricken patient?

I understand the EasyTaxi campaign was meant as preventative, but if a driver were put in the situation of transporting a sick person to a care unit, could the EasyTaxi app be employed to log this journey?

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Hi Jess, good provocation. I don't know about it. I can search for more detais and in any case, I post here.

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Hi Jess, I contacted Easy Taxi Nigeria and paste their reply:

"Hi Andre, Thank you so much for the mention. The campaign was meant as a preventative however, should any of our drivers be put in a situation as such, the journey will be logged in our app as long as the pick up request was made using the Easy Taxi application. I hope this successfuly answers your question. Please feel free to reach out anytime. Thank you"