The Ministry of Health and Google enter into a partnership – Capitalism

The Ministry of Health and Google enter into a partnership – Capitalism

The Ministry of Health has partnered with Google to improve access to information about basic health units (UBS). This collaboration, announced yesterday, covers the dissemination of data such as location, contacts, opening hours and vaccination schedule.

As the Ministry explained, the project includes updating the details of more than 40,000 health posts in search results and on Google Maps, using the information provided by the folder itself.

From now on, when performing searches such as “health clinics near me,” users will also find a message with a direct link to the national vaccination calendar in the search results.

“In practice, when searching for vaccination sites, such as “Vaccination near me”, users will be able to access up-to-date information about address, phone number and opening hours, as well as a link to the national vaccination calendar, allowing them to follow up on vaccination appointments,” details the Ministry of Health. .

Ministry of Health

According to the Ministry, this initiative aims to reinforce the importance of commitment to vaccination campaigns, especially in light of the noticeable decline in vaccination coverage in recent years.

According to Google Trends, a tool that analyzes the most searched terms on the Internet, Brazil stands out as the third most active country in health-related searches and the seventh most active in interest in vaccination globally since 2004. In the past 12 months, the country has been and maintained its position in the top eight First in the world rankings.

Google

Google is one of the largest technology companies in the world, primarily known for its Internet search engine, but it offers a wide range of services and products. Founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google has quickly become an essential part of people's digital lives around the world.

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The company is involved in a variety of other areas, including artificial intelligence, search, cloud computing, online advertising, and more. Its stated mission is “to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.”

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