Mark P. Foran

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  • Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Richard Johnson, Un Photo, Ushahidi, Jonathan Shuler, Eranga Jayawardena +59 others
  • 2011
Disaster Disaster r t future Disaster Disaster elief Disaster relief Disaster r uture the future uture UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs UN OCHA is the arm of the United Nations Secretariat that is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework(More)
BACKGROUND Emergency medicine (EM) is a growing specialty in Colombia with five residency programs in the country. EM leadership is interested in incorporating point-of-care (POC) ultrasound into a standardized national EM residency curriculum. This study is a nationwide survey of Colombian EM residents designed to explore the current state of POC(More)
Mobile phone penetration rates have reached 63% in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and are projected to pass 70% by 2013. In SSA, millions of people who never used traditional landlines now use mobile phones on a regular basis. Mobile health, or mHealth, is the utilization of short messaging service (SMS), wireless data transmission, voice calling, and smartphone(More)
  • Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Richard Johnson, Un Photo, Ushahidi, Jonathan Shuler, Andrew Alspach +52 others
  • 2011
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs UN OCHA is the arm of the United Nations Secretariat that is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor that can contribute to the overall response effort. OCHA's mission is to mobilize(More)
BACKGROUND In adequately resourced clinical environments, diagnosis of hypoxemia via pulse oximetry is routine. Unfortunately, pulse oximetry is rarely utilized in under-resourced hospitals in developing countries. AIM The prevalence of undiagnosed hypoxemia among adults and children with illnesses other than pneumonia in these environments remains poorly(More)
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