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AI-powered Malaria elimination solution wins IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Competition

23 Jun - 12:19 SAST
Zzapp Malaria won the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Challenge for its solution which aids malaria elimination by optimising the timing for launching larvicide operations.
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South Africa’s statistical agency maps communities vulnerable to Covid-19

14 Dec - 17:32 SAST
The South African Covid-19 Vulnerability Index aims to identify populations that face multiple risks and who are considered most vulnerable.
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Right to Care assists South Africa in limiting the spread of Covid-19 by using GIS

12 May - 04:30 SAST
Right to Care is supporting the South African Department of Health with its coronavirus response by providing training and technical assistance including coordination, dedicated disaster management, GIS mapping, enhanced surveillance, case identification and contact...
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Maps to identify Kenya’s high risk Covid-19 populations

7 May - 07:09 SAST
Women in GIS Kenya, a non-profit organisation, has published a new interactive map at ward level to identify Kenya’s high risk Covid-19 populations. Understanding the spatial dynamics of populations at grid level is important...
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Open data on COVID-19 now available in Carto’s Data Observatory

17 Apr - 07:35 SAST
To empower professionals with more tools to analyse and provide a better response to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Carto is now providing open access to some key datasets for COVID-19 research as...
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Ghana launches COVID-19 tracker app

15 Apr - 07:53 SAST
Ghana’s vice president, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, in collaboration with the country’s Ministry of Communications, has launched a new app designed to help in tracing people who have come into contact with COVID-19 positive individuals.
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SANSA uses satellite imagery to map COVID-19 risk areas in South Africa

3 Apr - 15:49 SAST
SANSA has been mapping and monitoring human settlement developments in the country using high-resolution imagery to provide base data that can be used to support campaigns aimed at managing the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.
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South African government sets up COVID-19 research data platform

29 Mar - 11:37 SAST
A team of experts are working on creating a range of data warehouses, including the current geographic spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, health vulnerabilities and location of health and other facilities, among other things.
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