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thombanks

SSHAP (the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform)

started by thombanks

The UK-PHRST continues to contribute to SSHAP (the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform) a programme of work focusing on the social dimensions of emergency responses and aims to encourage emergency responses ...

3 months ago
thombanks

Africa CDC Covid-19 Resources

started by thombanks

Africa CDC have build up a comprehensive set of documents and publications on COVID-19 at https://africacdc.org/covid-19/covid-19-resources/ including Manuals, Guidelines & Frameworks, Policy Updates and Outbreak briefs. Discussion below or share similar links ...

3 months ago
davidkennedy

Contact tracing technology

started by Dave Kennedy

Identifying and testing people who may have been in contact with a COVID-19 positive case is crucial to limit the spread of COVD-19. Contact tracing has been used during previous outbreaks but ...

3 months ago

Recent Blog Posts

UK-PHRST

Evaluating COVID-19 exit strategies using open source modelling tools

In this guest blog Dr Mark Hanly, Oisin Fitzgerald and Dr Tim Churches from the Centre for Big Data Research ...

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davidkennedy

Open data and the COVID-19 pandemic

During an infectious disease outbreak, data can show how the disease is spreading and who is most at risk. Previous ...

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UK-PHRST

Looking after Mental Health in COVID-19

By Arlinda Cerga-Pashoja Physical health is at the forefront of our minds in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. But ...

5 months ago • 1 comment (Last comment: 4 months ago)
UK-PHRST

Testing for COVID-19

By Ben Gannon There are many tests now available for COVID-19, but what are their sensitivity and specificity? First off ...

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