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dc.contributor.authorLwin, May Ooen
dc.contributor.authorSheldenkar, Anitaen
dc.contributor.authorPanchapakesan, Chitraen
dc.contributor.authorNg, Janelle Shainaen
dc.contributor.authorLau, Jerralden
dc.contributor.authorJayasundar, Karthikayenen
dc.contributor.authorHorathalge, Kasunen
dc.contributor.authorRathnayake, Vajira Sampathen
dc.contributor.authorCrawley, Adam W.en
dc.contributor.authorWimalaratne, Prasaden
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-11T08:40:44Zen
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-06T16:49:58Z-
dc.date.available2019-07-11T08:40:44Zen
dc.date.available2019-12-06T16:49:58Z-
dc.date.issued2019en
dc.identifier.citationLwin, M. O., Sheldenkar, A., Panchapakesan, C., Ng, J. S., Lau, J., Jayasundar, K., . . . Wimalaratne, P. (2019). Epihack Sri Lanka : development of a mobile surveillance tool for dengue fever. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 19(1), 111-. doi:10.1186/s12911-019-0829-5en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/87812-
dc.description.abstractBackground: Dengue is a serious problem around the globe, with 3.9 billion people at risk of the disease. Sri Lanka has recently seen unprecedented rates of dengue with 4.3 times more cases than during the same period over the previous six years. The paper discusses the development of an integrated health systems framework, aided by mobile technology, to combat and contain dengue via a health hackathon in Sri Lanka. Results: The framework addresses the key functions of surveillance, health communication and civic engagement through innovations including digitisation of hospital forms; digital aid to Public Health Inspectors (PHIs); data consolidation and analytics; education for construction workers, GPs, and schools; and educating the general public. Conclusions: We present the impact of the disease burden in tropical countries, such as Sri Lanka, current technological solutions, and the process of developing the mobile application modules developed via the health hackathon.en
dc.format.extent9 p.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBMC Medical Informatics and Decision Makingen
dc.rights© 2019 The Author(s). This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.en
dc.subjectSocial sciences::Communicationen
dc.subjectDigital Surveillanceen
dc.subjectDengueen
dc.titleEpihack Sri Lanka : development of a mobile surveillance tool for dengue feveren
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/s12911-019-0829-5en
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