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Ford expands Smart Mobility pilot program to deliver improved access to healthcare in The Gambia; motorcycles with sensors

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Pregnant women, children and those with medical conditions in The Gambia—one of Africa‚Äôs smallest, poorest countries—may have better access to healthcare through an expansion of a Ford Smart Mobility pilot program. In some parts of The Gambia, mobility facilitates delivery of life-saving healthcare services to those in need.

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UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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For example, the average age of used vehicles exported to the Gambia was close to 19 years old, while a quarter of used vehicles exported to Nigeria were almost 20 years old. Most vehicles were between 16 and 20 years old, and most fell below EURO4 European Union vehicles emission standards.

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