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COVID19: Innovation in Ghana – VOA News

“In Ghana, the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred people to adopt innovations in health care, from apps that help diagnose coronavirus symptoms to drones transporting blood samples.  As confirmed infections continue to rise in Ghana, reaching over 6,000 cases and more than 30 deaths, health tech experts want to ensure people have access to needed medicine and doctors.     

For the last few years, health care tech company Redbird has been working to ease the burden on hospitals in Ghana with technology that can help pharmacies diagnose and monitor chronic and tropical diseases, saving user information on an app.    

Now the company has added a function that helps people diagnose whether they have COVID-19.  Users can input symptoms into an app and keep track of their movements to determine if they have been in contact with a confirmed case.” Read more

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