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EpiHack™ Sri Lanka (November 2017)

EpiHack™ Sri Lanka (November 2017)

Project Details

About

EpiHack™ Sri Lanka developed a tool to help the public stay informed, promote dengue prevention behavior as well as update public health agencies on potential dengue information, such as breeding sites, via a dengue surveillance system. EpiHack Sri Lanka was organized by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in collaboration with Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), University of Colombo Computer Society (UCSC), and Colombo Municipal Council (CMC).

Impact

EpiHack™ Sri Lanka saw 19 regional or international experts join forces with 21 local health experts and 22 technologists from Sri Lanka to build on the Mo-Buzz dengue surveillance tool to improve the underlying data, dashboard and analytic tools, and incorporate new educational materials for the public.

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