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VODAN-Africa Health System is being deployed across 88 health facilities in 8 African countries

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April 21, 2022

“This is an achievement in alignment with the mission of VODAN-Africa to generate continuous, real-time, high velocity clinical observational patient data from resource-limited communities that have not been well represented in digital health data. The key feature is that the data produced remains in the health facility only. It will not leave the health facility. Since the data is machine-actionable the input of the data only happens once; in the deployable architecture, the data is used for four parallel use cases” (VODAN to Africa, 2022).

“This is an ethical data infrastructure, fully compliant with the guidelines of FAIR Data, GDPR, and local regulation. I am proud that this international team has created a pandemic early warning infrastructure, which will enable us to pick up pandemic trends early, localize them and work with local health authorities to act on the data”, said Mirjam van Reisen, chief investigator at Leiden University Medical Centre and Leiden Global, leading a team of African scientists.

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