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The Opioid Crisis: Stigma, Data, & Accessing Care

What did we learn from assessing the needs of four US counties hardest hit by the opioid epidemic? Learn More »

Examining the Role of Innovation for Public Health Preparedness
Read about the lasting impact of a CDC and InSTEDD innovation that tracked travelers returning from the Ebola hot zone.

Uganda to America: A Career Advancing Journey of a Lifetime
EpiHack Uganda participant Aidah Bukubuza writes about her career mentorship experience during her first trip to the United States.

35,000 Calls & Counting: Update on Cambodia’s National Disease Reporting Hotline
Read the latest on our hotline deployment in Cambodia, including a story on its most important call yet

Recent Work

InSTEDD current focus areas include Design Events and Prototyping, Mobile Tools and Platforms, Information System Architecture and Connectivity Solutions for Diagnostics Read more »

Africa Laboratory Mapping Program

ASLM and InSTEDD are working to advance diagnostic capabilities through optimization of laboratory networks.  Read more »

Cambodia’s National Disease Hotline in Action

Rural Cambodian farmers are at risk of zoonotic disease. Learn how the Cambodian Ministry of Health is getting early detection and early response to these deadly disease threats.

News and Media

InSTEDD Names Wendy Schultz-Henry CEO
For immediate release: Wendy Schultz-Henry has been unanimously appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of InSTEDD by the Board of Directors.

OK Chatbot: What is Your Value for Humanitarians?
Can conversational text-based computer programs make the leap from commercial use to helping development practitioners?

Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative: Making Strides in NCD Mobile Phone Survey Platforms
An update on our efforts for the Data for Health Initiative to support a global survey on the burden of non-communicable diseases in lower and middle income countries.

How Might Digital Technology Help in the Opioid Crisis?
A review of the possible role of technology in fighting the epidemic.

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