Nigeria’s Start-up Develops An App To Fight Malaria
Caroline Vutagwa | Monday, February 3rd, 2014 at 4:49pm | Startups | 0 Comments
One of Nigeria’s start-up, Mobile Software Solutions Limited, has developed Malaria Destroyer Game (MDG).
This App has been created to eradicate malaria in Africa and the world over. Its main strategy aims at reducing the cost of lost productivity in Nigeria as well as Africa by 50 percent by 2015. The central focus of the company is to ensure that Nigeria attains a fundamental requirement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Reports say that in one year over one million of the 300-500 million reported cases of malaria die form the disease, Africa being the most affected.
Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, minister of Health, said that every 45 seconds, a child dies of Malaria in Africa! Also, Malaria costs Africa an estimated $12 billion in lost economic productivity each year due to Malaria.
The app has the potential of reaching more than 50 million people in Nigeria and 500 million in the continent. MDG is a Technology and Education based Mobile Apps Psycho-Game designed to save future generations from the malaria pandemic in Nigeria/Africa .- by eradicating mosquitoes and by extension the destruction of Malaria.
MDG should be able to create and apply Technology capability to reach millions of people world-wide and destroy Malaria. It is endorsed by the United Nations, Open Media, Ltd., Centre for Values and Leadership, University of Tampere, Finland and others too numerous to mention.
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