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Large genome project tackles pandemic

COVID-19 has been added to the list of health threats addressed in the 1+Million Genomes Initiative (B1MG), a joint effort by 23 European countries.

The Human Brain Project: navigating brain networks

Building a research infrastructure to harness multiple disciplines and computing, to help advance neuroscience, medicine and computing to the benefit of society.

Deep learning in cancer treatment: the algorithm that learns how to make us feel better

It is difficult to predict the course of a disease without knowing its past. For this reason, data analysis is taking on an increasingly crucial role.

Enabling remote surgery and training in Uganda

New York's Mount Sinai Health System extends its surgical knowledge and care to places where it is most needed and likely to have an impact.

The digital search for a COVID-19 cure

COVID-19 researchers in Finland get priority access to the Puhti supercomputer.

Telehealth in COVID19 times: providing free health services to the community in Ecuador

The CEDIA team stepped up to quickly develop a web platform and partner with health professionals to provide Ecuador's citizens with medical advice during lockdown.

Telemedicine group in Chile launches free Covid-19 risk assessment platform

The website aims to help decongest the health centers in the region and provide professional guidance to the community.

Providing new understanding of an aging population

Canada's population is aging rapidly — and it's crucial that we understand what that change will mean for the country's future. That's what drove the creation of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

A collaborative platform in El Salvador in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Planning for a safe and healthy future in an uncertain environment by joining the best minds and resources.

Supporting medical examinations in Moldova

RENAM has provided 2 DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) portals and 6 DICOM servers to handle the generation, storage and usage of medical images, which has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ugandan hospital gets affordable internet, improved network performance

Nsambya, a 375 bed referral hospital in Uganda would still have been paying 5 times more than it is currently paying for internet bandwidth if its management had not taken the smart decision to connect to the Research and Education Network (NREN) of Uganda (RENU).

Dutch nursing instructors are keen on open education

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic enhances value of open education tools for Dutch nurses.