Future of Health: Map Kibera Creates An Infrastructure For Health Care

Future of Health: Map Kibera Creates An Infrastructure For Health Care
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PSFK talks with the team for their insights on how the project is helping healthcare workers in neglected areas.

Kyle Studstill
  • 11 august 2010


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Map Kibera

As part of the Future of Health report published last week, we interviewed key innovators during our research to illuminate ideas and innovation developing in healthcare.

Map Kibera is an open-source project started in 2009 in response to the lack of information available for the Kibera district of Nairobi, Kenya – one of the world’s largest slums. The majority of Nairobi is geographically documented for health, education, and sanitation purposes, but these basic requirements are neglected without any mapping to guide the municipal infrastructure. Health geographers Jamie Lundine and Joshua Goldstein of the Map Kibera team share their insights on the project below:

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