The 2016 Zika outbreak in the Americas was a public health emergency of international concern. Alongside traditional approaches, several digital technologies were used to tackle this rapidly spreading global health threat. A recent review, identified several domains of digital technologies which were utilised during the Zika outbreak, such as computational modelling , big data , mobile health , and other novel technologies .
“Our software harnesses big data, real time-monitoring, artificial intelligence, and proprietary algorithms to deliver critical insights to a variety of audiences”.
Prevent epidemics is an open-source tool raising awareness for epidemic preparedness, through the generation of country-level data and risk-maps based on a ready score. The ready score is based on Joint External Evaluation (JEE).