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A series of four meetings were held between 03-Aug-08 to 05-Aug-08 at the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras campus on defining the project design and goals in relation to the real-time biosurveillance program pilot. The program brought together partners from North America (University of Alberta and Carnegie Mellon University) who joined the meeting through skype; while the Indian and Sri Lankan partners met, face-to-face, at IIT-M’s Rural Technology and Business Incubator. The meeting coined this operations research initiative to be a “unique project”. You can access the RTBP partner meeting report v1 Set of presentations Disease surveillance program in Sri Lanka Mobile phones for public health intervention Auton Lab algorithms and data structures for rapid detection Sahana health and messaging modules Mobiles for data entry Sarvodaya community health program RTBP work plan

m-Health project kickoff

Posted on August 1, 2008  /  2 Comments

The real-time biosurveillance program is a pilot on the broader concepts of mobile health data surveillance for unusual patterns. Mobile Health is best defined by Krishnan Ganapathy’s exclusive published on Mobileactive. A partner meeting will take place at the Indian Institute of Technology Rural Technology and Business Incubator on Monday (04-Aug-2008) to discuss the way forward on the multi partner m-Health project. This initial meeting follows the e-India event on e-Health in Delhi where stakeholders are coming together to discuss lessons on similar action research. The partner planning meet program will bring together the project partners and give everyone the opportunity to hear each other out in relations to their roles and responsibilities.