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Tracking Infectious Disease Around the World <ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>A joint effort by Harvard, MIT, Childre...
Infectious Disease <ul><li>Cause most deaths worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>90% caused by six: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tubercul...
 
Why Is It Important? <ul><li>Tracking diseases around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Up to date information and news </li></u...
 
 
Features <ul><li>Use the map: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Track by country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track by disease </li></ul...
The New Face of  Public Health  <ul><li>Technology increases access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Getting information e...
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  • This is a really nice application, always something interesting to look at. Could be used for lots of good research, all around a great tool.
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  • I think it's an interesting weapon - to be able to map the spreading of diseases so as to see where they are spreading and bring the fight there.

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  • I really liked your your presentation. I think your application is very interesting, I like that you have access to all the the different maps- and your background is pretty... pretty sweet i mean...
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  • really good presentation! It was fantastic
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  1. 1. healthmap.org healthmap.org
  2. 2. Tracking Infectious Disease Around the World <ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>A joint effort by Harvard, MIT, Children’s Hospital Informatics Program </li></ul><ul><li>Using information from the WHO, ProMed, ISID, ECDC, and Public Access News Sites, </li></ul>
  3. 3. Infectious Disease <ul><li>Cause most deaths worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>90% caused by six: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuberculosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pneumonia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malaria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diarrhoeal diseases </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Why Is It Important? <ul><li>Tracking diseases around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Up to date information and news </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative effort to bring data together </li></ul>
  5. 8. Features <ul><li>Use the map: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Track by country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track by disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latest health alerts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News Feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail updates </li></ul></ul>
  6. 9. The New Face of Public Health <ul><li>Technology increases access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Getting information early can save lives </li></ul><ul><li>New technologies can have an enormous impact on health around the world. </li></ul>

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