Africa turns to cellphones for better health

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By April 8, 2011
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In west Africa many doctors have signed on to an anti-poverty group's free mobile phone network.The free texts from South Africa's largest HIV treatment site are part of a push in Africa to boost health by targeting the continent's 624 million mobile phone subscribers.

 

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Danielle Finochiaro

I will be graduating this May with a BA in Communications. This past summer I studied abroad in New Zealand and Fiji through Arizona State University’s school of Human Evolution and Social Change.…

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