Best Foot Forward for Diabetes-Related Data

with No Comments

This November 14th marked World Diabetes Day, launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. Accounting for approximately 1.5 million deaths each year, diabetes … Read More

Collaboration is Key at the 2019 NetHope Global Summit

with No Comments

Vision. Action. Hope. This was the theme of the annual NetHope Global Summit, held in San Juan, Puerto Rico last week. The location was a significant and deliberate choice. Just two years prior, NetHope was actively contributing to humanitarian relief efforts on the island … Read More

Data is Front and Center at the 74th UN General Assembly

with No Comments

Where was the conversation around data at this year’s UN General Assembly? Everywhere.    This month saw world leaders, civil society, and businesses descend on the United Nations in New York for the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74 for those … Read More

Tech Talk: The Summer of Scale

with No Comments

This summer we tasked ourselves with an aggressive 100 Day Sprint to achieve a record number of goals across teams. Over the course of the sprint, our engineering and product teams worked on the Dharma Platform mobile and web-based application to keep delivering more … Read More

MERL Tech Conference 2019

with No Comments

MERL Tech is a discussion space and platform designed for the exchange of ideas around shared experiences and challenges surrounding the use of monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) technologies in the social impact, international development, and humanitarian fields. This year’s MERL Tech Conference … Read More

Dharma Platform Celebrates Women Humanitarians on World Humanitarian Day

with No Comments

Each year on August 19th, the UN World Humanitarian Day (WHD) pays tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. This year’s WHD 2019 celebrates and honors the work of women humanitarians in crises throughout the world. Uniquely positioned to reach … Read More

Dharma Platform, Seva Foundation, and Clínicas Visualiza to Speak at NetHope Summit on Establishing a Common Cross-Border Data Practice

with No Comments

The theme for the NetHope Global Summit 2019 is Vision. Action. Hope.   Dharma Platform is excited to share that we will be presenting a panel with our friends at Seva Foundation and Clínicas Visualiza at the NetHope Global Summit. NetHope brings together the … Read More

Dharma’s Chief Strategy Officer Speaks at Forum on Geographic Perspectives on Infectious Disease

with No Comments

Sam Scarpino, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer at Dharma Platform, Assistant Professor at the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, and Fellow at the ISI Foundation in Turin Italy, was asked to sit on a panel discussion at the 2019 Geographic Perspectives on Infectious Diseases … Read More

Palm Beach County Digitally Transforms Homelessness Outreach to Aid the Most Vulnerable

with No Comments

The needs of homeless persons vary considerably, influenced often by the root cause behind their homelessness. An abundance of obstacles, often not mutually exclusive to one another, increase an individual’s or family’s risk of homelessness including – but certainly not limited to – domestic … Read More

Resolute Health Outreach Supports Chronic Kidney Disease Program in Ethiopia Through Digital Transformation

with No Comments

This past March, Dr. David Barros of Dharma Platform traveled to meet and work with Resolute Health Outreach in support of their AV fistula program at St Paul’s Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Resolute Health Outreach’s mission is to strengthen healthcare in … Read More

Economies of Scale for Low-Resource Information Security

with No Comments

In his Hoover Institution Essay, A Rubicon, Dan Geer, the Chief Information Security Officer of In-Q-Tel and an epidemiologist by training, brings to the forefront the central issue of all security: “We call that on which we most depend “critical infrastructure.” Because dependence is … Read More

DHIS 2 Symposium

with No Comments

Dharma Platform had the opportunity to attend the 5th Annual DHIS 2 Symposium in Washington, DC this April. Data scientists, health officials, medical workers and technologists from international NGOs, institutions, ministries of health and private companies came together to ask and answer questions on … Read More