Population Surveillance

Smartphone and GPS technology for free-roaming dog population surveillance - a methodological study.

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Oct 12, 2015

Free-roaming dogs (FRD) represent a potential threat to the quality of life in cities from an ecological, social and public health point of view. One of the most urgent concerns is the role of uncontrolled dogs as reservoirs of infectious diseases transmittable to humans and, above all, rabies.

Measures of Human Mobility Using Mobile Phone Records Enhanced with GIS Data.

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Jul 21, 2015

In the past decade, large scale mobile phone data have become available for the study of human movement patterns.

How to reach the poor? Surveillance in low-income countries, lessons from experiences in Cambodia and Madagascar.

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May 04, 2015

Surveillance of animal diseases in developing countries faces many constraints. Innovative tools and methods to enhance surveillance in remote and neglected areas should be defined, assessed and applied in close connection with local farmers, national stakeholders and international agencies.

Using mobile phone data to predict the spatial spread of cholera.

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Mar 09, 2015

Effective response to infectious disease epidemics requires focused control measures in areas predicted to be at high risk of new outbreaks. We aimed to test whether mobile operator data could predict the early spatial evolution of the 2010 Haiti cholera epidemic.

Using SMS to monitor adverse events following trivalent influenza vaccination in pregnant women.

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Dec 05, 2014

BACKGROUND: Trivalent influenza vaccine (TIV) has been recommended for pregnant women in Australia for more than a decade and funded since 2009, yet vaccination coverage remains low.

Timelier notification and action with mobile phones-towards malaria elimination in South Africa.

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Apr 28, 2014

BACKGROUND: Surveillance with timely follow-up of diagnosed cases is a key component of the malaria elimination strategy in South Africa. The strategy requires each malaria case to be reported within 24 hours, and a case should be followed up within 48 hours.

Tracking and visualizing chronic headache trends through the use of linked mobile and desktop websites.

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Jul 04, 2013

Many people suffering from chronic headaches use headache diaries to help track trends in their episodes. Studies have shown that electronic headache diaries are more effective than paper diaries for both patients and providers.

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