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Video: Novel Data and Methods for Disease Tracking and Response | MeasureDev 2021

The field of public health has seen major methodological progress in recent years, catalyzed in no small part by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, researchers are using new types of data and new analytical tools to measure, track, and analyze health trends, interventions, and behaviors. On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 – Thursday, April 1st, 2021, CEGA and the World Bank Group co-hosted our 7th Annual Measuring Development Conference: Emerging Data and Methods in Global Health Research. The online event showcased applications of novel data and approaches to health challenges in low- and middle-income countries.

0:00 Intro
4:13 Using real-time batch geocoding for community-based pandemic response in Pakistan (Ahwaz Akhtar)
19:53 Mobile phone data and epidemiological modeling for COVID-19 (Sveta Milusheva)
34:41 Using mathematical models of malaria transmission as an analytical framework for rapid assessment of the impact of proposed intervention strategies (Ifeoma Ozodiegwu)
46:06 Q&A
53:19 Measuring compliance with infection prevention and control practices to fight the spread of diseases (Guadalupe Bedoya)
1:09:25 Causal inference & machine learning to control for missing data in infectious disease research & response (Laura Balzer)
1:22:05 Pooled testing efficiency increases with test frequency (Jonathan Kolstad)
1:38:35 Q&A

For more information, see the event page:…

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