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588 Population Explorer - Online for Population Estimates Population Explorer is an online software tool that can estimate human population down an area of 1km2. The primary data ... FEWS Net
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153 RFID Technology in Healthcare RFID technology deployed to replace old paper record systems in healthcare facilities. A new system - in which each pati ... Inmarsat
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162 Social Media for Unemployment Monitoring This research investigates whether and how social media and other online user-generated content could enrich understandi ... UN Global Pulse
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164 Mobile Surveys to Measure Wellbeing The objective of this collaborative project is to experiment with new tools that can replicate the standards of traditio ... UN Global Pulse
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185 Social Media Data for Attitude Analysis - Contraception In this pilot project, data from Facebook and a UNICEF platform is used to understand trends in conversation related to ... UN Global Pulse
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191 Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange SDMX SDMX aims to ensure that metadata always come along with the data, making the information immediately understandable and ... SDMX
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201 CAPI using Tablets A CAPI system that leverages private cloud technology, broadband transmission, and use of Apple iPads for data entry. Bu ... United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS),
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202 Mobile Phone Metadata and Gender Data To use call detail records (CDRs) and airtime purchase records to depict spatial and temporal patterns of women’s econom ... UN Foundation
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208 Analyzing Malaria with Satellite Data A study creating high spatiotemporal resolution maps of malaria risk, focusing on urban and peri-urban areas and predic ... UN Women
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209 Predicting Access to Key Services with Satellite Data In combination with livelihood and price data, to use remote sensing tools to predict levels of access to key services. ... UN Women
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211 Measuring Health using mHealth Data Using mHealth data, levels of utilization of maternal health, reproductive health services and the incidence of key illn ... UN Women
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225 Flowminder research Flowminder Foundation is a registered non-profit with a mission to improve public health outcomes by working with NGOs a ... flowminder.org
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235 Standardized Education Management Information Systems ADEA aims to harmonize the education management infomation systems on the African continent through regionally adapted f ... ADEA
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236 mTRAC - Real-Time Stock Management of Medicine Real-time data to reduce malaria death through enhanced stock management and consumption of medicine. UNICEF and WHO sup ... Uganda Ministry of Health
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237 Ureport U-Report is a free SMS-based system that allows young people to speak out about what's happening in communities across t ... UNICEF
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242 Biomarkers and Rapid Test Kits for Surveys Use of biomarkers in surveys has allowed to assess the prevalence of diseases such as anemia, HIV, malaria at the scale ... UNICEF
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245 Online Birth Registration People can easily send their birth application to Registrar online and follow up the status of BR application. Anyone ca ... Local Government Division of the Government of Bangladesh
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260 eMOCHA emocha is a secure, highly flexible and adaptable, mHealth application. eMOCHA has been developed by the Johns Hopkins C ... https://www.emocha.com/
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267 Checkmyschool CheckMySchool is a participatory monitoring initiative for the education sector in the Philippines. It aims to continuou ... Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific Foundation
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285 Dibujando el Bienestar Dibujando el Bienestar (Drawing well being), an interdisciplinary project that collects, processes and visualizes inform ... Diatomea
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292 Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping The mVAM project involves collecting food security data through mobile phone surveys, using SMS, live telephone intervie ... World Food Programme
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293 OpenEMIS OpenEMIS is an UNESCO initiative that deploys a high-quality, royalty-free Education Management Information System (EMIS ... UNESCO
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302 Uwezo Uwezo conducts annual large scale, citizen-led, household-based assessments that measure actual levels of children’s lit ... Twaweza
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320 Detecting Influenza Epidemics using Search Engine Query Data This study presents a method of analysing large numbers of Google search queries to track influenza-like illness in a po ... Google Inc.
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321 Monitoring Influenza Epidemics with Search Queries This study presents a method that uses Internet search query data from Baidu to model and monitor influenza activity in ... Chinese Academy of Sciences
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322 Detecting Influenza Epidemics using Twitter This study mines Twitter messages in order to detect outbreaks and early spreads of influenza. With the recent rise in p ... University of Tokyo
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323 Impact of Human Mobility on Malaria The analysis identifies importation routes that contribute to malaria epidemiology on regional spatial scales. Human mov ... Carnegie Mellon University
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324 Ebola and Mobile Phone Metadata This study outlines the utility of mobile phone records for understanding human mobility in the context of the Ebola, an ... Harvard School of Public Health
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325 Web Search Query Data to Monitor Dengue Epidemics This study found that aggregated, anonymized Google search query data were capable of tracking dengue activity in Bolivi ... Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology
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326 Tracking Diseases with Google Trends The study compares search trends based on a list of Google queries related to 3 infectious diseases (influenza-like illn ... French Institute for Public Health Surveillance
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327 Analyzing Public Health with Twitter The study uses health related tweets to track illnesses over time, to measure behavioural risk factors, to localize illn ... John Hopkins University
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308 Poverty Maps from Mobile Phone Metadata This study addresses the problem of poverty indices derived from costly and infrequent traditional survey by using mobil ... University College London
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309 Poverty Map from Satellite Data The study uses global satellite information to estimate national poverty levels. A global poverty map has been produced ... US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center
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311 Predicting Socioeconomic Levels with Mobile Phone Metadata This study combines cell phone records with data on Socioeconomic Levels from traditional household surveys. The socioec ... Telefonica Research
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312 Measuring Economic Development with Mobile Phone Metadata This study combines the most complete record of a national communication network with national census data on the socioe ... Santa Fe Institute, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
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314 Estimating Food Consumption and Poverty with Mobile Phone Metadata This study compares measures extracted from call detail records and airtime credit purchases to the results of a nationw ... Université Catholique de Louvain
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329 Assessing Vaccination Sentiments with Social Media The researchers use publicly available data from Twitter to measure the evolution and distribution of sentiments towards ... Penn State University
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330 Monitoring HIV Outcomes with Social Media The study suggests the feasibility of using social networking data as a method for evaluating and detecting Human immuno ... University of California
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335 Analyzing Urban Settlements with Satellite Data This study introduces a correction procedure for inconsistencies between lighted areas from satellite images and actual ... Columbia University
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336 Population Mapping with Satellite Data The Google Earth Engine (GEE) leverages cloud computing services to provide analysis capabilities on over 40 years of La ... George Mason University
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343 Population Densities from Mobile Phone Metadata This study demonstrates how data collected by mobile phone network operators can cost-effectively provide accurate and d ... Université catholique de Louvain, Northeastern University
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344 Population Distribution with Satellite Data Contemporary population count data were combined with detailed satellite-derived settlement extents to map population di ... University of Oxford
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345 Characterizing Subjective Well-Being with Twitter The language used in tweets from 1,300 different US counties was found to be predictive of the subjective well-being of ... University of Pennsylvania
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349 Survey Solutions - integrated CAPI system for data capturing, survey aggregation and data management Survey Solutions is free software developed in the Research Department of the World Bank. The project aims to build capa ... The World Bank
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352 CRVS Digitisation Guidebook A Step-by-Step Guide to Digitising Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Processes in Low Resource Settings. The Civil ... Plan International
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FEWS Net

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Kimetrica

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Inmarsat

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UN Global Pulse

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SAS

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UN Global Pulse

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JANA (www.jana.com)

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UN Global Pulse

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UNFPA

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SDMX

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Bank for International Settlements (BIS), European Central Bank (ECB), Eurostat, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Bank

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS),

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UN Foundation

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UN Women

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Getlio Vargas Foundation, Amazon Malaria Initiative

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UN Women

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UN Global Pulse, UNESCO, WHO

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UN Women

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mHealth Alliance, World Health Organization

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flowminder.org

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ADEA

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African Union, ECOWAS, SADC, EAC ECCAS

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Uganda Ministry of Health

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UNICEF, WHO, UK Aid

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UNICEF

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UNICEF

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Local Government Division of the Government of Bangladesh

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https://www.emocha.com/

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emocha.com

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Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific Foundation

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Department of Education of the Philippines

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Diatomea

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Universidad Diego Portales

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World Food Programme

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UNESCO

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Community Systems Foundation

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Twaweza

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Google Inc.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Boston Children’s Hospital

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University of Tokyo

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National Institute of Biomedical Innovation

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Carnegie Mellon University

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Harvard School of Public Health

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Karolinska Institute, Stockholm School of Economics, Flowminder, National University of Defense Technology

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Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Division of Health Sciences and Technology

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Children's Hospital Boston, Google Inc., Harvard Medical School

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French Institute for Public Health Surveillance

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John Hopkins University

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University College London

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Alcatel-Lucent

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US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center

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University of Denver, University of Colorado, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Telefonica Research

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Santa Fe Institute, Massachusetts Insitute of Technology

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Cornell University, The Brookings Institution, BT Group plc

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Université Catholique de Louvain

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ICTEAM institute, United Nations Global Pulse, World Food Programme, Real Impact Analytics

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Penn State University

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University of California

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Virginia Tech

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Columbia University

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NOAA National Geophysical Data Center

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George Mason University

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Université catholique de Louvain, Northeastern University

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Université Libre de Bruxelles, Université de Lorraine, University of Louisville, University of Southampton, National Institutes of Health, Flowminder

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University of Oxford

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KEMRI - University of Oxford - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Université Libre de Bruxelles

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University of Pennsylvania

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Michigan State University

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The World Bank

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UN FAO

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Plan International

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APAI-CRVS UNECA AfDB Jembi Health Systems

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