Telenor Big Data for Social Good: Using Mobile Data to Track Dengue Fever

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Telenor shared with researchers human mobility data generated from users of their mobile operator services to understand a population's susceptibility to dengue fever. Focusing on Pakistan, the researchers analyzed data from approximately 40 million Telenor subscribers. They found that this data can help predict the geographic and temporal spread of the disease in recently epidemic and existing locations.

Region: South Asia

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