Communicable Diseases

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Connecting Mobility to Infectious Diseases: The Promise and Limits of Mobile Phone Data.

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Aug 23, 2017

Human travel can shape infectious disease dynamics by introducing pathogens into susceptible populations or by changing the frequency of contacts between infected and susceptible individuals.

The Scaling of Human Contacts and Epidemic Processes in Metapopulation Networks.

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Oct 19, 2015

We study the dynamics of reaction-diffusion processes on heterogeneous metapopulation networks where interaction rates scale with subpopulation sizes.

Collecting syndromic surveillance data by mobile phone in rural India: implementation and feasibility.

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Apr 06, 2015

BACKGROUND: Infectious disease surveillance has long been a challenge for countries like India, where 75% of the health care services are private and consist of both formal and informal health care providers.

Infectious disease teleconsultative support of deployed healthcare providers.

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Nov 06, 2009

Specialty teleconsultation is being provided to deployed healthcare providers in the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through the use of the Army Knowledge Online (AKO) e-mail service.

Development of ClickClinica: a novel smartphone application to generate real-time global disease surveillance and clinical practice data.

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Jul 30, 2013

BACKGROUND: Identification and tracking of important communicable diseases is pivotal to our understanding of the geographical distribution of disease, the emergence and spread of novel and resistant infections, and are of particular importance for public health policy planning.

An overview of current and potential use of information and communication technologies for immunization promotion among adolescents.

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Feb 26, 2014

Information and communication technologies (ICT), such as the Internet or mobile telephony, have become an important part of the life of today's adolescents and their main means of procuring information.

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