Healthcare Smartphones may help track diseases in remote areas Updated : February 28, 2019 05:23 PM IST Smartphones are increasingly used in sub-Saharan Africa. Safeguarding measures must be put in place to protect privacy and confidentiality of patient data, researchers said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.