Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Thierry Oscar Edoh (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Release Date: April, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 262
ISBN13: 9781522555285|ISBN10: 1522555285|EISBN13: 9781522555292|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5528-5

Description

The development of better processes to provide proper healthcare has enhanced contemporary society. By implementing effective collaborative strategies, this development ensures proper quality and instruction for both the patient and medical practitioners.

Advanced Systems for Improved Public Healthcare and Disease Prevention: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides emerging research on care delivery issues in global public healthcare and explores information and communication technology-based solutions for public healthcare improvement and disease prevention. While highlighting topics such as drug supply, infectious diseases, and pharmaceutical care, this publication explores the methods of global public healthcare provision, issues in healthcare access, and applications in overcoming the access issues. This book is an important resource for professionals, practitioners, researchers, academics, and graduate students interested in seeking current research on the various approaches towards improving public healthcare.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Drug Supply
  • Emergency Healthcare
  • Global Healthcare
  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Screening Processes

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Thierry Edoh is an associate researcher at the University of Bonn (Germany)/department of pharmacy, visiting associate lecturer at the Institute of Mathematics and Physics (IMSP)/University Abomey-Calavi, (Benin-Africa), visiting lecturer at IUT Lokossa (Benin-Africa), and an associate researcher at Technical University of Munich/department of Applied Software Engineering (Germany).

He received Diploma in computer sciences from the Technical University of Munich in Germany and hold a Ph.D. at the German Federal Army University, where he worked for several years on the improvement of rural health care provision and access to healthcare in developing countries using ITC systems. He was award-winner at the 1st International Health Informatics Conference IHI ACM in Washington in 2010 and in 2013 at Afrinic conference in Indonesia.

He performed Postdoctoral research works at the University of Bonn (Germany)/department of pharmacy. His research interests are mobile computing, pervasive health and health informatics, telehealth and IoT in medical applications.He is an expert in telemedicine, bio-Informatics and Drug Regulatory Affairs. He has led several telemedicine projects in Africa, Ireland, and Germany. He works with many European, American, African and Asian universities.