West African Health Centres - 3 word addresses

We have provided the 3 word addresses of each health centre within the West African Region.

what3words is a simple, real-time, location referencing system which solves many of the key logistical issues facing aid and humanitarian organisations, for whom street addresses, GPS co-ordinates, and other systems don't exist or are problematic.

Using words means non-technical people can find any location more accurately and most importantly, communicate it more quickly, more easily and with less ambiguity than any other system.

For more information, to get our API or batch encode your coordinates visit http://www.developer.what3words.com

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Source Simon Johnson (British Red Cross)
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Date of Dataset Nov 03, 2014
Expected Update Frequency Never
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what3words uses 3 words to describe a 3mx3m square anywhere on the planet, in any language. It's a geocoder that turns geographic coordinates into 3 word sequences and vice-versa.

what3words is a tiny piece of code, an API or SDK that plugs into existing businesses' apps & services, and works across a range of platforms and devices.

It is available in multiple languages, including English, Russian, French, Spanish, Turkish & shortly, Swahili & Arabic.

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