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Assessing Public Awareness
What are the most effective ways to capture the public's understanding of mosquito born diseases? How to use these findings to inform the design of campaigns to improve public awareness?
Conference took place onAug 31
Communication and Behavior Change
What are the most effective ways for getting the public to change behavior to prevent mosquito breeding and mosquito bites and get proper access to healthcare?
Conference took place onSep 07
What innovative approaches are available for using data to predict factors influencing outbreaks, such as mosquito infestations, patterns of human habitation and movement, climate & environmental factors, and rates and other forms of transmission?
Conference took place onOct 26
Trash and Standing Water
What can be done to eliminate uncollected waste andstanding water where Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes breed?
Conference took place onSep 21
Information Collection/Data Governance
How do we develop policies and practices for better epidemiological data collection and for sharing data with the appropriate authorities?
Conference took place onSep 28
Long Term Care
How do we provide support for families with members at risk or already suffering with chronic effects of Zika, like Microcephaly?
Conference took place onOct 19
In a series of weekly, 2-hour web-based conferences, experts from around the world will discuss innovative and practical ways to tackle the root causes of Zika and mosquito-borne diseases. These small-group discussions are intended to foster brainstorming of actionable new strategies in conversation with those government officials responsible for managing the outbreaks.
Would you like to lend your skills to tackle a public health emergency? Deliberate with diverse innovators and professionals to refine good ideas into actionable projects? Join a conversation with government partners interested in implementing new approaches to combatting Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.
For more background about Smarter Crowdsourcing: Zika, read our Playbook, a step-by-step guide for the development of the project. It provides answers to frequently asked questions about participation in this initiative.