Vodacom SDG Report 2020

3 Vodafone Group UN SDGs | 2020 KEY TARGETS 3.1 By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births. 3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all. Good Health and Well-Being GOAL OUR COMMITMENT Vodacom provides mobile health solutions, supports vaccination programmes, improves medicine stock control, increases awareness of health issues and sends reminders for daily medication and vaccinations. During the COVID-19 pandemic Vodacom supported critical government functions by providing health workers with access to connectivity and solutions that support remote consultations, data collection and testing. Vodacom’s Stock Visibility Solution (SVS) helps health facilities to monitor stock availability of medications with more than 27 million stock level reports submitted by over 4 000 health facilities in South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria. mVacciNation is a digital health record solution that improves immunisation coverage with more than 262 000 patient records created. eLabs, is a pathology management solution that provides visibility in the value chain for testing, analysing and reporting in the pathology laboratory; used in 661 and 619 health facilities in Zambia and South Africa respectively. AitaHealth supports government to quantitatively understand the state of healthcare in communities with more than 250 000 households and 740 000 individuals registered and screened on the platform since its launch in 2014. The Vodacom Foundation has supported the Smile Foundation for 13 years, changing the lives of more than 3 500 children. KEY HIGHLIGHTS 3 • Vodacom provided 20 000 and 1 000 devices in South Africa and Lesotho, respectively, to the Ministry of Health departments for field workers involved in testing and related data collection. • In South Africa and Tanzania, we partnered with the respective ministries of health to send awareness messages to our customers. • Vodacom in South Africa partnered with the medical aid provider, Discovery Health, to provide South Africans with easy access to dedicated online COVID-19 screenings and 100 000 free doctor consultations. At the end of March, 2 265 consultations (776 video and audios and 1 489 chats) had been provided. • In Tanzania, we donated over R18 million to the government’s COVID-19 Containment Committee for the sourcing of personal protective equipment (PPE). • Vodacom zero-rated access to key government services and other essential websites in South Africa, Lesotho and Tanzania, providing free access to government services such as health, education, home affairs, ambulance and government communication services. OUR RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC