EpiHack Vietnam, October 2017, Population Participation in Disease Surveillance
EpiHack Vietnam was held on October 9th - 13th, 2017 in Hanoi with focused on building "Population Participation in Disease Surveillance" in Vietnam. The event was organized by General Department of Preventive Medicine (GDPM) of MOH Vietnam and InSTEDD.
A total of 55 participants made up of local and regional Health Experts and Vietnam based Technologists were split into four different groups to brainstorm and develop ideas under pre-selected topics under the main theme.
Four Prototyping Areas Emerged in the EpiHack :
- Making Data Actionable: Data Visualization and an Analysis System
- Encouraging Early Detection: Public Hotline for Reporting Outbreaks
- Population Engagement: Developing a Smartphone Application for Reporting
- Curating and Cross-checking Information: Using Social Media to Screen for Outbreaks
Credit note: Simon Green for providing EpiHack Vietnam information.