OpenIDEO is an open innovation platform. Join our global community to solve big challenges for social good. Sign Up / Login or Learn more

Profile

Teams

(1) View all

Recent comments

(1) View all
link

Pamela commented on SMSanté - UPDATED Nov 6th

@Yifan, thank you for your question. The system can be run from a central server, so it should be available to anyone in the world with a phone. I prototyped it using my own laptop, and everyone in the room was able to retrieve information on their own phones. Aissata from There Is No Limit is from Guinea, and she thinks that people without phones themselves probably know someone from their village who would send a (free) text for them. Information about nearby outbreaks would probably be of town-wide interest.