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Messenger Launches Strategy to Help Pandemic

Joining efforts of all technological actors against the coronavirus seems to be the watchword. The more platforms that exist to provide accurate and timely information, the better it will be for communities to face the pandemic.

One of the last to join was Facebook Messenger. Mark Zuckerberg's social network messaging tool announced that it has partnered with developers to provide local governments with a channel to respond to queries about COVID-19.

Stan Chudnovsky,vice president of Messenger, reported the information through the official blog: "We are partnering with our developer community to provide free services to government health organizations and UN health agencies to help them use Messenger to scale their response to the COVID crisis- 19 ?.

According to revealed, the Ministry of Health of Argentina ?is launching a Messenger experience today to provide timely and reliable information about the coronavirus. We are also creating an online hackathon and inviting developers to create messaging solutions that address the coronavirus-related challenges, such as social distancing and maintaining people's education and information. ?

Through a statement, Chudnovsky added, "We are launching a global program to connect government health organizations and UN health agencies with developers who can help them use Messenger more effectively to share timely and accurate information, and accelerate their responses. to concerned citizens. Our developer partners have offered to provide their services for free to these organizations during this crisis. The developers will help with things like automating answers to frequently asked questions, which may ease the burden on overwhelmed staff a bit. They will also show these organizations how to share updates with their audience more effectively and how to seamlessly transition from automated conversations to chatting with a live person when needed. ?

Just as the Argentine Ministry of Health, with the support of, is here to answer questions from the public about the coronavirus and provide fast, reliable and official 24-hour advice, also organizations such as UNICEF and the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC) of Pakistan are using Messenger to ensure that people have the latest information on COVID-19.

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