App to boost contact tracing for coronavirus

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Government's new mobile app initiative is expected to boost contact tracing for COVID-19 in Fiji. Picture: Flickr By JOSEFA BABITU Fiji is awaiting the green light from software distributors regarding an app that will mobilise the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country. The ‘careFIJI’ app is an initiative by the Government aimed at harnessing phones’ Bluetooth technology to make any future contact tracing faster, easier and more effective while protecting the privacy of the user. During a press conference last week, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said the app would help save lives, bring back jobs, and increase confidence…

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Driving change through technology

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By ADI ANASEINI CIVAVONOVONO As many as 36 change-makers will learn the art of making digital films on cell phones as a way of expressing themselves and engaging with audiences on social media. They will be facilitated by local and international experts from the UK and New Zealand who have mastered scripting, shooting and editing quality films using their cell phones. Ingrid Leary, New Zealand country director of the British Council, said the training would give the young people the skills to operate confidently and effectively in the media they occupy – mainly social media - means their voices could be…

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