Sector: Health

Research

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 […]

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

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 […]

Development from Space: A Summary of the IPP Midline Evaluation

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP uses the UK Space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver a sustainable economic, societal or environmental benefit to developing economies. IPP is funded from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy […]

Economic evaluation of the International Partnership Programme (IPP): Cost-effectiveness Analysis

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable economic or societal benefits to emerging and developing economies around the world. It is part of and funded […]

Economic evaluation of the International Partnership Programme (IPP): Economic return to the UK

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable economic or societal benefits to emerging and developing economies around the world. It is part of and funded […]

UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme: Three Year Review

The International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five year, £30 million per year programme run by the UK Space Agency (UKSA). IPP focuses strongly on using the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable economic or societal benefits to emerging and developing economies around the world. It is part of and funded […]

Evaluation of Earth Observation for Sustainable Development

ESA EO4SD has an overall objective to start the integration of satellite information products & services, as ‘best- practice’ environmental information, in the planning and implementation of the development projects, programmes and activities of the International Finance Institutes (IFIs), together with their respective Client States (CS). This Rapid Assessment provides an evaluation of the progress, […]

Space Solutions for Development

A new register of space-based solutions delivered by space organisations and funded by UK aid. These solutions will tackle problems such as illegal deforestation, disaster response and food production. It provides international governments, donors, non-governmental organisations and companies, with information on cost-effective ways to help development goals. UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore said: “We can […]

 

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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 […]