Ochieng' Ogodo

Ochieng' Ogodo

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Science journalist. Sub-Saharan African Regional Coordinator and News Editor.

In Order To Make ICT More Accessible, Developers Need To Make Their Content Available In Local Languages

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) could boost economic and social development, especially in developing countries where there are many challenges, says Raj Reddy, the Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at the Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science. β€œFor this [socio-economic development] to happen"

Telemedicine Is Making Access To Quality Healthcare In Remote Areas Of Ghana Possible

Following a successful pilot project in the Ashanti region, Ghana is getting ready to roll out telemedicine β€” remote diagnosis and treatment of patients using telecommunications technology β€” to expand healthcare delivery, especially to women and children. The announcement was made by Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, director-general of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) during

5 African Scientists Have Received Funding To Create Research Groups

Five African scientists who completed their doctorates through the Regional Initiative in Science and Education (RISE) scholarships have each won US$25,000 to create, expand and improve university-based research groups. The winners of the RISE Competitive Fund were announced during an event in Kenya in April 2016 to celebrate

Importance Of Electronic Data Collection Towards Efficient And Fast Disease Management

The Ministerial Conference on Immunisation in Africa taking place the week of 24-25 February 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, aimed to identify the continent’s achievements and challenges of attaining universal access to vaccines. Orin Levine, director of vaccine delivery for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says that electronic