From innovation to implementation

Innovation, assessment, and scaling of new analytical methods to solve critical gaps in global public health. We have a proven track-record of using anonymized mobile phone network data, household surveys, and remote sensing data to improve planning and operational decision making in a range of areas including disaster response and climate impacts, disease outbreak prevention, and poverty reduction. Our work is done in close collaboration with telecom operators, NGO:s, and government agencies, assuring scientific rigor while building local capacity.  Learn more »


November 14th, 2013

Flowminder co-founder Linus Bengtsson is interviewed in an article on how the massive amounts of new information that can be used for development…

May 3rd, 2013

In the MIT Technology Review listing 2013 Breakthrough Technologies, Flowminder members Caroline Buckee and Andy Tatem are profiled as thought leaders in the field…

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"The example from Haiti demonstrates how mobile data analysis could revolutionise disaster and emergency responses."

— World Economic Forum (2011) Big Data, Big Impact: New Possibilities for International Development, pg. 5

"[An] incredible application of available technology to saving lives – not just of value in developing countries."

— Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News chief health and medical editor