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DigI:Digi Consortium GotoMeeting Jan 2018

Title Digi Consortium GotoMeeting Jan 2018
Place ITS
Date, Time 2018/01/09, 1300-1400
Contact Person Christine.Holst
Participants Christine.Holst, Josef Noll, Andrea Winkler, Ingeborg K Haavardsson, Maurice Isabwe, Helena Ngowi, Bernard Ngowi, Felix Sukums, Elibariki Mwakapeje, Clemence Ineza, Danica Radovanovic, Iñaki Garitano, Erwan Le Quentrec, Peter Cardellichio, Bjarne Tarjei Haugen, Finn Helge Tolpinrud, Sudhir Dixit
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Agenda

  • Economics, reporting to the Research Council
  • Visit to Tanzania in Feb - field trip week 7 / 8. Visit on site – what do we want to get out of it?
  • Context analysis & Requirements specification for health messages website (Maurice)
  • Details on the project of the PhD student from Sokoine and how to combine with Christine.
  • Further publishing acitivities. Who, what when?
  • Global Health meeting in Oslo in April (deadline for submitting panel and abstract is 20.1)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/229981317

You can also dial in using your phone. Norway: +47 21 93 37 51

Access Code: 229-981-317

More phone numbers United States: +1 (312) 757-3136 Finland: +358 923 17 0568 France: +33 170 950 594 Germany: +49 692 5736 7317 Spain: +34 932 75 2004

Health Group - to be founded

Minutes

Economics

Reporting is due 15Jan2018, thus please submit your usage report and your wish for loan

Health web page

Context analysis & Requirements specification for health messages website (Maurice) Maurice placed first document on server, input until 11Jan2018. See document at https://owncloud.basicinternet.org/index.php/s/MjHSElgVwEVLg8t#pdfviewer

Maurice will update until 17Jan, meeting on 18th at 1400 CET: Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/443013405

Meeting in Dar es Salam

12-23Feb Visit to TZ

  • 14Feb Meeting at the Norwegian Embassy - Josef to create invitation
  • site/field trip week 7 / 8. Visit on site – what do we want to get out of it?
  • Christine (Attend meeting at the Embassy)
  • Meeting with Elibariki to plan how we can work together with regards to Elibarikis post doc and jointly data collection
  • Start process with costech – protocol ready and translated
  • Field visit to the south, Mtera and Izazi and field visit with Elibariki (and hopefully Josef) to Selela
  • Talk to village leaders
  • Informal talks with health workers at the health spot
  • Informal talks with clients (receivers of the digital health intervention)
  • Test Kobotoolbox
  • Validate questionnaire
  • Offline data collection
  • GPS

Sokoine and NIMR health work

  • Details on the project of the PhD student from Sokoine and how to combine with Christine. - open’’
  • Chr will arrange skype between Helena, Andrea and Flora

Publication activities

Further publishing activities. Who, what when? - do we need coordination?

  • Danica to prepare a document with overview over publications and work with these
  • WWW - Conference in Lyon
  • Global Health meeting in Oslo in April (deadline for submitting panel and abstract is 20.1)

Gather a group from DigI to discuss KPIs and Health?

Visit to India

Highlights from Visit of Sudhir Dixit and Josef Noll to India, 2.-9.Jan2018

  • presented our "5G Network Slicing for Digital Inclusion" paper as an invited paper at COMSNETS 2018 (see publications)
  • had meetings with companies and research institutes both in Mumbai and Bangalore
  • main take away: mainly focus on technology development, cheap technology for the rural areas.

IIT Bombay, Gram Marg Project for Affordable Rural Broadband, see http://www.grammarg.in

  • providing Internet for as little as 175 Rupies/month (<3€) to rural areas, using 5.8 GHz direct link and TV white space links.
  • great opportunity for collaboration on "KPI for digital literacy", and cheap equipment. Contact Sarbani Banerjee Belur, Information Networks Lab, Electrical Engineering Department
  • main source of income for the operators of hot-spots is e-commerce, being both the ordering, payment and delivery place of goods. As Sarbani reported, some providers come up with as much as 50.000 Rupies/month.
  • Info from Peter: GHMP is going to publish breastfeeding videos in 15 local Indian languages through agreement with IIT Bombay. Background: a doctor in Mumbai (Rupal Dalal) uses our breastfeeding videos (in English) in her work to reduce malnutrition and undernutrition in poor and remote locations in India. She connected us with IIT Bombay to narrate our videos in 15-20 Indian languages – not much English is spoken in the areas they are targeting. The group at IIT Bombay is Spoken Tutorials (led by Prof. Kannan Moudgalya). Spoken Tutorials is focused on improving literacy throughout India. In short, we are working with a nutrition team and getting translation/narration support from IIT-Bombay.

Reliance telecom operator, with brand “Jio”.

  • Offering already 1 GB per day for 150 Rupies (~20 NOK, 2.2 €) per month. Already 165.000 base stations (covering 75% of population), increased with another 100.000 base stations (covering >85% of population) by mid 2018.
  • Reliance will also roll out Wifi to railway stations and schools, and currently focus on bandwidth uptake. The model is that every users gets 100 MB per day (no site restriction) in addition to free educational++ content from the Jio cloud.
  • Jio is also providing the Jio Cloud, with content hold in the Jio network and supplied as zero-rated content. The challenge is that the content is only available for Jio subscribers
  • Open for putting whatever health and education into the Jio cloud, and offer the content at schools

Conclusion

  • good opportunity for collaboration
  • as compared to TZ, India is more densely populated
  • the government has connected 250.000 villages with fibre (GP), and envisaged extension to cover 600.000 villages

Minutes

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