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REPORT: EPIHACK TANZANIA 2014
An Epihack event was organized and held at the Mount Meru hotel located in Arusha city of Tanzania on December 8th-12th 2014. The event was co-hosted by the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS), Eastern African Integrated Disease Surveillance Network ...Read more
EpiHack code fest convenes developers and animal and human health experts to jointly develop digital prototypes for disease detection in the East Africa and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) member states.
EpiHack connects leading technologist, programmers and public health experts in the Southern and East African Regions to join intensive hack day events to cr...Read more
Summary of EpiHackTanzania 2014
Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) convened its first EpiHack in Africa from in partnership with the East African Integrated Disease Surveillance Network (EAIDSNet). The first EpiHack in Africa took place in Arusha, where the IT specialists demonstrated the prototypes developed.
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Health surveillance inefficient in Africa, says medical expert
The public health disease surveillance in Africa, largely, relies on paper-based systems that are inefficient in capturing disease events that occur in distant rural areas where the majority of Africans live.
Jacqueline Uriyo, the Acting Regional Medical Officer, made the remarks here when speaking at the Southern...Read more
Dear Epihack Tanzania Participants,
Habari (how are you)!
The Southern African Centre for Infectious Diseases and Surveillance (SACIDS) is delighted to be hosting you in Arusha city (Tanzania) from September 8th – 12th December 2014.
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Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) is a One Health consortium of Southern African academic and research institutions involved with infectious diseases of humans and animals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Tanzania. The Headquarters of SACIDS i...Read more
Participants during EpiHackTanzania at the Mount Meru Hotel....#hackforhealth Read more