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Telemedicine & mHealth in Haiti: Applying Global Lessons to the Development of Solutions



Telemedicine & mHealth in Haiti: Applying Global Lessons to the Development of Solutions



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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on June 10, 2010 at 9:41pm — 9 Comments

With social media, should DOD go to the people, or should the people go to DOD?



With social media, should DOD go to the people, or should the people go to DOD?



* By Kevin McCaney

* Mar 11, 2010



Should the Defense Department be making use of public social media sites such as Facebook, or should DOD, for security reasons, build its own?



Paul A. Strassman’s recent column arguing that that DOD’s social media policy doesn’t do… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on April 26, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments

4 Facebook lessons from DOD





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4 Facebook lessons from DOD



Agencies need to learn some rules of the road before jumping into social media



* By Fred Wellman

* Apr 21, 2010



Now that both the White House and Defense Department have established social media policies, more organizations are certain to leap into the fray and launch social networking sites.… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on April 26, 2010 at 10:39am — No Comments

Cloud Interoperability Will Connect Agencies, Constituents



Cloud Interoperability Will Connect Agencies, Constituents

As public sector organizations evaluate cloud services as a way to consolidate IT infrastructures, scale systems and enable innovative Open Government services, technology vendors…

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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on April 26, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

NY Times - Rural Haiti Struggles to Absorb Displaced

The New York Times




March 16, 2010


Rural Haiti Struggles to Absorb Displaced

FOND-DES-BLANCS, Haiti — Before the earthquake… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on March 16, 2010 at 5:36pm — No Comments

In Haiti’s Hour of Need, Texting “4636” Became a Lifeline



In Haiti’s Hour of Need, Texting “4636” Became a Lifeline

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A boy uses a cell phone in Leogane, Haiti, January 20. The…
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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on March 11, 2010 at 10:47pm — 1 Comment

Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Appoints Board of Directors and CEO

Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Appoints Board of Directors and CEO



New York, NY – The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF), established by

Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to raise money for Haiti relief and

recovery efforts after the January

earthquake, has appointed a Board of Directors and Chief…
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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on March 9, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

New Apps Let Mobile Phone Users Help, Stay Informed About Haiti





New Apps Let Mobile Phone Users Help, Stay Informed About Haiti



Red Cross, Clearwave Mobile, Whoop Bring Disaster Response to Users’

Fingertips




Published: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 01:36:18 GMT



The American Red Cross is making it easy to get the latest news on recovery efforts in Haiti through exciting… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on February 19, 2010 at 9:06am — No Comments

THE GLOBAL LEADERS’ INAUGURAL MEETING A RESOUNDING SUCCESS



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THE GLOBAL LEADERS’ INAUGURAL MEETING

A RESOUNDING SUCCESS




GREENWICH, CT, February 5th, 2010 – The inaugural meeting of The Global Leaders, an international networking group designed to facilitate the trade of

ideas, information, and inspirations across the spheres of business,

government, education and philanthropy, was held at the prestigious

Yale Club in New York…

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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on February 14, 2010 at 9:50am — No Comments

In Haiti, cooperation among aid groups is unprecedented

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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on February 6, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments

Today's Washington Post: In Haiti, U.S. has chance to improve image in Latin America

washingtonpost.com

In Haiti, U.S. has chance to improve image in Latin America


By Juan Forero

Washington Post Foreign Service

Friday, February 5, 2010;

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI -- Since last month's earthquake, this country has been…

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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on February 5, 2010 at 6:11pm — No Comments

A new Ning! Haiti Re-Wired

Quake-ravaged Haiti faces a long-term emergency, one that will not end in a few weeks when the media frenzy dies down. And it's clear the crisis will require more radical solutions than short-term relief groups can provide.



Will foreign aid to Haiti fail this time? Or will the tragedy bring with it a chance to reboot one of the world's poorest countries -- and rethink the the traditional ways of delivering aid and… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on February 1, 2010 at 4:02pm — No Comments

New York Times: Haiti Is Again a Canvas for Approaches to Aid

January 31, 2010



Haiti Is Again a Canvas for Approaches to Aid




By NEIL MacFARQUHAR



UNITED NATIONS — The fact that Haiti was mired in dysfunction well before the earthquake, despite having received more than $5 billion in aid over about two decades, is fueling a contentious debate on whether a grand reconstruction plan can finally fix the country or would be doomed to repeat previous failures.



One side… Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on January 31, 2010 at 7:50pm — No Comments

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google: Disaster Information Tool-Kits for the 21st Century

Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness, and Response Information Network and Training Services (Pacific EMPRINTS)/National Disaster Life Support (NDLS)-Pacific Regional Center and Hawaii State Civil Defense present: Continue

Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on January 26, 2010 at 11:07pm — No Comments

This Week's Lancet Special Theme Issue: Violent Conflict and Health

Violent Conflict and Health

Published January 22, 2010



Executive summary

This special issue on violent conflict and health examines the devastating effects of conflict on human health: direct injury from fighting, indirect morbidity and mortality caused by the breakdown of…
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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on January 24, 2010 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Earthquake-Hit Haiti Still Offline; Military, Relief Agencies Rush to Rebuild Comms

After a massive earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, the world is now getting a sense of the scale of the catastrophe in Haiti. The U.S. military now has several dozen personnel on the ground to assist in the relief effort — but getting people and equipment there presents a serious challenge.



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Added by Eric K. Noji, M.D. on January 23, 2010 at 9:52pm — No Comments

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