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How might we use data collection and analysis tools to increase our understanding of the disease, better track exposure and enhance communication?

Data analysis tools are important for informing decision-making, resource deployment and containment strategies. How might we develop context-appropriate tools to increase our understanding of the disease, better track exposure and enhance communication?
 
What tools already exist that we could build upon, test and rapidly deploy to facilitate data collection and analysis?

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SanteInfo is a hotline with automated voice system that asks questions to collect data on the location of outbreaks as they occur and provides information to public on:

- Symptoms
- Infection prevention
- Provision of care at home
- Burial proc

SanteInfo is a hotline with automated voice system that asks questions to collect data on the location of outbreaks as they occur and provides information to public on: - Symptoms - Infection prevention - Provision of care at home - Burial proc

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The Doctor Gratis mobile application can be used to seek free consultations and information related to Ebola.

Online doctors and relevant published articles deliver the information and the appropriate advice. 

Alongside classical means of alert

The Doctor Gratis mobile application can be used to seek free consultations and information related to Ebola. Online doctors and relevant published articles deliver the information and the appropriate advice. Alongside classical means of alert

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Cheap mylar color coded balloons could be used to tether onto or next to homes where ebola patients are located. These balloons could collectively be viewed from a helicopter allowing a visual assessment of ebola cases in a crowded city or spread out

Cheap mylar color coded balloons could be used to tether onto or next to homes where ebola patients are located. These balloons could collectively be viewed from a helicopter allowing a visual assessment of ebola cases in a crowded city or spread out

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Built upon Meshack Wanjuki's idea of community-based surveillance: Communities can play a role in detecting and reporting persons infected with Ebola. 

https://openideo.com/challenge/fighting-ebola/research/community-based-ebola-surveillance

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Built upon Meshack Wanjuki's idea of community-based surveillance: Communities can play a role in detecting and reporting persons infected with Ebola. https://openideo.com/challenge/fighting-ebola/research/community-based-ebola-surveillance Le

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An application for only hospitals and medical professionals to be able to update. We receive too much information from too many unreliable sources that cause panic  and people just aren't on the same page so they don't know exactly how to react.

An application for only hospitals and medical professionals to be able to update. We receive too much information from too many unreliable sources that cause panic and people just aren't on the same page so they don't know exactly how to react.

Photo of Ivan Maciel
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Now that we are in the digital age where access to information is a 'touch screen' away We have all the information on Ebola at our disposal, but what are we doing with it? I might sound too harsh because it is not the common man's duty to plan fo

Now that we are in the digital age where access to information is a 'touch screen' away We have all the information on Ebola at our disposal, but what are we doing with it? I might sound too harsh because it is not the common man's duty to plan fo

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Community, Culture and Communication Suggestions:
Media/PR campaign with President Johnson Sirleaf and Liberian celebrities regarding Ebola information.  

a.	Ask Liberian celebrities to help emphasize importance of quarantine, hand-washing and no

Community, Culture and Communication Suggestions: Media/PR campaign with President Johnson Sirleaf and Liberian celebrities regarding Ebola information. a. Ask Liberian celebrities to help emphasize importance of quarantine, hand-washing and no

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By geotagging confirmed Ebola cases, we can better track the spread of this virus and identify trends as it spreads farther from the origin of the outbreak. We can also use this information to identify hot-spots that need the most immediate medical a

By geotagging confirmed Ebola cases, we can better track the spread of this virus and identify trends as it spreads farther from the origin of the outbreak. We can also use this information to identify hot-spots that need the most immediate medical a

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The putting in networks of institutions (medical), organizations and agents let us work in the fight(wrestling) against the Ebola virus for exchange the information and be effective. To put has the arrangement(measure) of every these information to u

The putting in networks of institutions (medical), organizations and agents let us work in the fight(wrestling) against the Ebola virus for exchange the information and be effective. To put has the arrangement(measure) of every these information to u

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A special Bluetooth earpiece could be used to monitor temperature of individuals who are believed to be at risk of infection. When a rise in temperature is detected it could alert the individual and/or medical personnel that further action and/or qu

A special Bluetooth earpiece could be used to monitor temperature of individuals who are believed to be at risk of infection. When a rise in temperature is detected it could alert the individual and/or medical personnel that further action and/or qu

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