Ebola-Proof Tablet developed by Techies collaborating with Google
At the height of the Ebola outbreak being experienced in some countries in West Africa, doctors had to shout out instructions to patients from across the fence in order to avoid getting contaminated. This method of treatment opened up rooms for errors and less efficiency in the doctors’ efforts.
Thus, Medecins Sans Frontieres called out to the tech community to develop an Ebola-proof tablet that could be used to record patients vitals. International tech volunteers made up of Pim de Witte of Whitespell and Daniel Cunningham at Hack4Good and later joined by Google listened to these calls. The techies worked on innovating currently existing tablet model to make it Ebola-proof.
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