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Proposed Design of a Real-Time COVID-19 Pandemic Contact Tracing Using Mobile Phone

Nwawudu, E., Ikwu, A., Ikwu, U., Oparah, N., Nnorom, S.

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Peer Review Study

Contact Tracing
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This article presents a model proposal for an interactive computer system using mobile phones and the internet for real-time collection and transmission of events related to COVID-19 that could aid the administration and presumptive management of COVID-19, especially in rural areas. This proposal shows that a sophisticated COVID-19 surveillance system can be built using mobile phones with the appropriate telecommunication technology partner.

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Outcomes of Interest

Improve Data Infrastructure

Priority Population(s)

People Living in Rural Areas

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Geographic Area of Implementation


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