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Telemedicine group in Chile launches free Covid-19 risk assessment platform

The website aims to help decongest the health centers in the region and provide professional guidance to the community.

Providing new understanding of an aging population

Canada's population is aging rapidly — and it's crucial that we understand what that change will mean for the country's future. That's what drove the creation of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

A collaborative platform in El Salvador in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Planning for a safe and healthy future in an uncertain environment by joining the best minds and resources.

Supporting medical examinations in Moldova

RENAM has provided 2 DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) portals and 6 DICOM servers to handle the generation, storage and usage of medical images, which has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ugandan hospital gets affordable internet, improved network performance

Nsambya, a 375 bed referral hospital in Uganda would still have been paying 5 times more than it is currently paying for internet bandwidth if its management had not taken the smart decision to connect to the Research and Education Network (NREN) of Uganda (RENU).

Dutch nursing instructors are keen on open education

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic enhances value of open education tools for Dutch nurses.

How COVID-19 data is being shared with researchers globally

In the past few months data about the COVID-19 pandemic has been collected, aggregated and analysed at a rapid pace. As data is collected, published and updated daily worldwide, the coronavirus outbreak may become the most visualised data ever. COVID-19 Open To help improve the timely access to data in the COVID-19 emergency the World... View Article

How computers can speed up vaccine development

Vaccines are the key to conquer threats to public health posed by coronavirus and other infectious diseases. A team at the University of Bristol, UK, is revolutionizing the way vaccines are developed, paving the way for faster and more effective vaccines. The scientists at the heart of the project explain how the Research 4.0 tools... View Article

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Safe at Play: Preventing sport-related sudden cardiac death in athletes

Researchers are leveraging the diagnostic power of the data collected from the wearable sensors athletes use to monitor to improve performance.

Better dosages for children sick with cancer

By crunching large data sets, researchers are able to identify a specific genetic cause in one of seven young cancer patients. This allows for prescribing more accurate doses of medicine, avoiding unnecessary side effects

Closing in on the genetics behind psychiatric diseases

The international iPSYCH project identifies genes related to specific mental illnesses to inspire development of better medicine and earlier diagnosis.