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UNICEF launches groundbreaking cholera toolkit
UNICEF (15 May 2013)
As part of its effort to reduce cholera in the world, UNICEF has responded to the growing threat of this disease by launching the UNICEF cholera toolkit, which will help UNICEF staff and partners...
Mobile Phone Data Proves Humans Are Predictable During Chaos
Fast Company (14 May 2013)
Public health researcher Linus Bengtsson made waves by tracking displaced people via their mobile phones, and using that data to predict cholera outbreaks. Now the latest results from his research into the civil war in Cote D’Ivoire show that...
Big Data from Cheap Phones
MIT Technology Review (23 Apr 2013)
Collecting and analyzing information from simple cell phones can provide surprising insights into how people move about and behave—and even help us understand the spread of diseases.
Edible malarial vaccine can help protect against cholera
Zee News (20 Apr 2013)
Biologists at UC San Diego demonstrated last May that algae can be engineered to produce a vaccine that blocks malaria transmission.