How Crowdsourcing and Mobile Devices Helped to Monitor Epidemics during the 2014 World Cup and Olympics 2016

How did crowdsourcing and mobile devices help to monitor epidemics during the 2014 World Cup and Olympics 2016? In this session, Onicio Leal shares why participatory surveillance can offer early detection of disease outbreaks.
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Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2020
Duration
43m
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How Crowdsourcing and Mobile Devices Helped to Monitor Epidemics during the 2014 World Cup and Olympics 2016
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Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2020
Duration
43m
Description

How did crowdsourcing and mobile devices help to monitor epidemics during the 2014 World Cup and Olympics 2016? In this session, Onicio Leal shares why participatory surveillance can offer early detection of disease outbreaks. Dr. Onicio Leal is a biomedical scientist; epidemiologist; PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology, post-doc researcher at Center for Child Well-Being and Development, Department of Economics - University of Zurich; and the co-founder and executive director of Epitrack. Research topics include: digital epidemiology, digital health, technologies to fight epidemics and diseases outbreaks.

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