Tag Archives: surveillance

Realtime Mapping of Epidemic Disease with Magpi

From Magpi users at the Oregon Health and Science University comes this field report of using Magpi to longitudinally conduct surveillance of a childhood neurological disease in a low-resource setting (rural Uganda),… Realtime Mapping of Epidemic Disease with Magpi

Jun 14, 2018 read more

SMS-based Ebola Community Surveillance in Sierra Leone

In July 2015, in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak, local and international Red Cross partners used Magpi to implement a “community event-based surveillance system (CEBS) using SMS”.  The community… SMS-based Ebola Community Surveillance in Sierra Leone

Oct 31, 2017 read more

Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

From the Australian government’s Communicable Disease Intelligence publication, a study on conducting daily SMS surveillance of high-risk individuals during an outbreak of avian influenza in the town of Young, in… Study: SMS Surveillance in Avian Flu Outbreak

Feb 12, 2017 read more

How Big Data Improved Ebola Control

The Zika virus is in the news these days, but not long ago the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was making headlines. Resulting in more than 30,000 reported cases and… How Big Data Improved Ebola Control

Mar 1, 2016 read more