Mapping Global Health Epidemics: How Data, Insight, and Execution Will Help Us End Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Lightning Style TED Talks
 
New this year, seven leaders in the global digital health field will give lightning-style Ted Talks, briefly highlighting their work through dynamic, short, powerful talk on the main Forum stage This format allows seasoned practitioners to inspire and provoke. 
 
Evelyn Castle, Executive Director and Co- Founder of EHealth Africa, will highlight work eHealth Africa has done in Northern Nigeria to utilize GIS data, population estimates and interactive software to allow polio programs to better identify areas that may have been missed during vaccination campaigns.  Similar approaches have been used to contain other infectious diseases such as Ebola and Meningitis.