Technological solutions for an effective health surveillance system for road traffic crashes in Burkina Faso

Global Health Action journal coverThis article, written by Emmanuel Bonnet, Aude Nikiéma, Zoumana Traoré, Salifou Sidbega and Valéry Ridde, was published on June 2nd, 2017, in the Volume 10, issue 1 of the Global Health Action Journal. It presents the methodology and implementation of, and quality of results produced by, technological solutions for a road traffic crash and trauma surveillance system in the city of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. (more…)

Technological solutions for building effective global health surveillance systems

This poster was presented at the Sparking Population Health Solutions international summit, held by the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health on April 25 to 28, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario. The poster presents the development of two georeferenced surveillance systems as part of the Equity in Health research program in Burkina Faso. One was focused on road accidents and trauma events, and the other on dengue. We constructed a tool that provides geolocation of cases using mobile telephone technology. The poster is available to download at the bottom of this page. (more…)