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Advocating for an expanded mandate of the Global Fund

Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is partnership organisation designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as pandemics.  Through continued work with governments, civil society and the private sector, the Global Fund strengthens local health systems and improves communities, by raising money to invest in prevention, treatment and care services [1]. 192 more words

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AccessMod 5

“Supporting Universal Health Coverage by modelling physical accessibility to health care”

AccessMod 5.0 is a World Health Organisation (WHO) tool, a free and open-source standalone software to model how physically accessible existing health services are to the target population, to estimate the part of the target population that would not receive care despite being physically accessible due to shortage of capacity in these services (human or equipment), to measure referral times and distances between health facilities, and to identify where to place new health facilities to increase population coverage through the scaling up analysis [1].

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Bluedot

“Our software harnesses big data, real time-monitoring, artificial intelligence, and proprietary algorithms to deliver critical insights to a variety of audiences”.

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Prevent Epidemics

Prevent epidemics is an open-source tool raising awareness for epidemic preparedness, through the generation of country-level data and risk-maps based on a ready score.  The ready score is based on Joint External Evaluation (JEE). 306 more words

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The evolution of infectious disease surveillance

“We could provide timely, sensitive data on population health”

The 19th century saw the rapid development of sentinel surveillance systems which informed important health policy decisions.

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SNAPP: first medical decision-support tool for snake identification

“The first medical decision-support mobile application for snake identification based on artificial intelligence and remote collaborative expertise in herpetology”.

-Snapp team, 2018

Snakebites remain a major problem, as the second neglected tropical killer it accounts for over 100’000 human deaths, and claims 400’000 victims of disability and disfigurement globally every year [1]. 

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