KIZUNA, an international public relations magazine published by the Japanese government, features female employees working on the front lines of malaria eradication
Malaria, one of the world’s three major infectious diseases along with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and tuberculosis, is transmitted by certain mosquitoes.
SORA Technology is working in Sierra Leone to control mosquito outbreaks using its proprietary technology that combines drones and artificial intelligence (AI).
Mary Yeboah Asantewaa , the African employee working on the front lines of this effort, was featured in KIZUNA, an English-language PR magazine published by the Japanese Cabinet Office.
Mary, a Health Tech/Africa Business Specialist (now Head of Africa Business), is responsible for business development, including networking and coordination in Africa. She talks about how she came to study in Japan and her passion for this job.
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Title：Drone Surveillance of Malaria: A Japanese Startup’s Global Health Efforts
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