UP Manila National Telehealth Center conducts the Geolocate4Health contest

The University of the Philippines Manila National Telehealth Center is now conducting the Geolocate4Health contest.

The contest involves the use of Google Map Maker in mapping health care facilities such as:

1. government hospitals
2. private hospitals
3. rural health units/local health centers
4. lying-in clinics
5. barangay health stations
6. private clinics
7. special health facilities such as dialysis clinics, stand-alone laboratories and
radiology centers
8. blood banks
9. drugstores

Contest period is from February 1, 2010 to May 31, 2010 and is open to all bona fide UP Manila students and and Doctors to the Barrios..

Using Google Map Maker, all participants will be tasked to pin and outline health care facilities (e.g. government hospitals, rural health units, lying-in centers, barangay health stations) inany areas in the Philippines. Monthly top contributors will be awarded with P5,000.00 each while an iPod Touch awaits the grand prize winner.

Registration is free and must be done at the following URL: http://plone.telehealth.ph:8081/NTHC/news/nthc-to-launch-geolocate4healt...