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If more people use these new tools/approaches we can tackle threats to public health, from Asthma to Zika - Waleed
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“…if we get a text message and it saves a pregnant mother …and you save the particular pregnancy, that’s big, man.” Enock Musyoka
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“…about $15 for each one of these phones. The SIM application is also very inexpensive. And our software is open source.” Dianna Kane
UPDATE: #Zika vaccine on the fast track? Read at https://tinyurl.com/mcz4typ
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From citizen science research to impactful public health campaigns… now that’s some social good! REAL CHANGE starts with YOU! Share this story and inspire others.
Reports of mozzies from Mosquito Alert app users (yellow) vs. traditional ovitrap reporting sites (blue).
All about Spain’s Mosquito Alert: http://www.mosquitoalert.com/en/
“Data commons… a public good that can be used to improve people's lives…” Francesca Bria, City of Barcelona
Here are four ways to protect your family from Zika straight from the CDC.
Documented USA cases of Zika; #citsci is at the forefront of detection and prevention.
John Snow’s 1855 map, a breakthrough in epidemiology and the visualization of scientific data.
The little known Rev. Henry Whitehead, whose street knowledge helped find clues to the killer outbreak.
For memorable period cartoons check out the Wellcome Trust’s archive.
“If you don’t have consistent data to back up what you’re saying... no one’s really going to listen!” Hear more from Cassandra.
Small actions lead to big change! “Before” and “After” truck routes, showing the success of WOEIP’s efforts.
The faces of community science. The faces of action. The faces of fighting back! Tweet the faces of action in your community #CrowdCloudLIVE
21st century environmental justice: "Know which way the wind blows!"; West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project
The Propeller Health app screen:
Early Propeller sensor designs.
How asthma attacks clustered around the Port of Barcelona:
Working with PropellerHealth could change your life and advance asthma research: Reach out to them and get your sensor!
See how your city ranks for asthma here.
Learn more about Waleed, here.
Suffer from asthma? Concerned about neighborhood air quality? WATCH and learn how #citsci empowers people like you. Share this episode with your friends so they can learn too!
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