Sector: Health

Research

Beyond Borders: Satellite Applications for Humanitarian Emergencies

The UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub is a pilot programme, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and hosted by Elrha, that seeks to identify the biggest challenges within and opportunities to address global humanitarian responses.  The objective of this report is to provide a consolidated view on the current use of satellite […]

D-Moss: Dengue forecasting MOdel Satellite-based System for Vietnam

Dengue is the fastest-growing mosquito-borne viral infection in the world today. It is present in over 150 countries, and approximately 40 percent of the world’s population now live in countries where dengue is a daily risk. The D‐MOSS project is developing a dengue fever early warning system that generates several months advance warning of likely […]

D-MOSS: Dengue forecasting MOdel Satellite-based System for Vietnam (IPP Case Study)

Dengue is the fastest-growing mosquito-borne viral infection in the world today. It is present in over 150 countries, and approximately 40 percent of the world’s population now live in countries where dengue is a daily risk. The D‐MOSS project is developing a dengue fever early warning system that generates several months advance warning of likely […]

 

Blog

Space technology changes the landscape of dengue fever management

Space applications provide new tools that improve lives in many areas, and health is one of them. Earth Observation (EO) data can be incorporated into models that help detect, monitor or predict disease, providing policymakers with the opportunity to control an epidemic, respond more quickly to disease outbreaks and act to prevent or mitigate health […]

D-MOSS – Dengue MOdel forecasting Satellite-based System

D-MOSS is a dengue fever early warning system for Vietnam being developed by a consortium led by HR Wallingford and sponsored by the UK Space Agency’s International Partnership Programme. It will give beneficiaries several months advance warning of likely outbreaks of dengue fever. The system will also include a water assessment module that will provide […]

 

Project & Product Information

Dengue MOdel Forecasting Satellite-based System (D-MOSS) (IPP funded)

www.hrwallingford.com  Overview The Dengue MOdel forecasting Satellite-based System (D-MOSS) project is developing a dengue fever early warning system. The tool generates several months advance warning of likely dengue outbreaks. One of the key components is a water assessment module that provides the additional benefit of improving water management in transboundary river basins. Solution benefits Probabilistic […]

SatComms for Rural Health Services (Inmarsat) (IPP funded)

www.inmarsat.com Overview SatComms for Rural Health Services from Inmarsat is extending the reach of basic medical services into remote areas, without mobile coverage or internet access by delivering professional training, data collection and disease monitoring using Inmarsat’s Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite communications technology. Solution benefits Extension of basic medical services into remote areas […]