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ITU 150

ICT Applications Against Ebola Disease - Phase I

Project No 7RAF15087
Title ICT Applications Against Ebola Disease - Phase I
Description This project is a significant joint effort made by the ITU and the Government of Japan, which aims at responding to the Ebola crisis through the use of telecommunications/ICTs. The project aims to provide means and channels of emergency communication to fight against the Ebola disease through development of mobile applications, and the purchase of mobiles to be used by the Emergency Treatment Units (ETUs) and district offices. The project will be the first phase of the TeleHealth Initiative to be launched by ITU.  This initiative constitutes the immediate response on the ICT side to the efforts made by the international community against Ebola.
Area of Action Emergency Telecommunications
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 16/2/2015 To 15/12/2017
Beneficiary Countries Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements Will be updated following the completion of the project