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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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Digital divide hampering the proliferation of Teleneurology

Teleneurology refers to the use of technology to provide neurological care,  ranging from the the use of educational programs and remote monitoring, to the simplicity of  telephone call enabled ambulances.  456 more words

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A model partnership in transforming health intelligence for the eradication of Malaria

Expose. Explore. Explain. Empower. 

PATH has been involved in Visualise No Malaria  since 2014, an initiative dedicated to eradicate Malaria in Zambia [1] . Visualise No Malaria is a private sector, governmental and social sector collaboration, hoping to transform health intelligence by working together. 238 more words

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Heart hackers: Cybersecurity as a growing threat to global health

“One of the main cyber-threats is to think they don’t exist.”

With the rise of AI, blockchain and all else tech in health, challenges associated with these technologies have been easily forgotten due to their promising potential.

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