Mobile Phone-Based Emergency Response in Mwanza, Tanzania (CNN)

Emergency Call Center - Mwanza, Tanzania

Mobile Phone-Based Emergency Response in Mwanza, Tanzania (CNN)

HOW A SOFTWARE PROGRAM CAN SAVE LIVES

“Beacon” is a software program that provides the foundation for emergency response systems in places that don’t have one. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a unique partnership using the software between the fire department, moto-taxi drivers and a local health NGO in Mwanza, Tanzania.

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Beacon emergency dispatch is a cloud-based, do-it-yourself platform for emergency services that alerts, coordinates and tracks prehospital personnel using any mobile phone, with or without internet.

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