Wanngi enables people to track their symptoms and manage their own health records in one place; and control who has access to the information.
Even when fires are over, their effects are felt outside their immediate region. While the physical damage is obvious, the impact on mental and physical health of firefighters, volunteers and landholders who have faced walls of flames for days on end, is less clear until after the event.
Research on bushfire smoke (Fine Particulate matter) indicates long-term effects such as increased hospital admissions and ongoing chronic health conditions which may require repeat visits to doctors and specialists. People will find it helpful to have their symptoms and health history on hand (in one place), when seeking diagnosis from health professionals.
Location: Brisbane Australia