Team and partners

Team

Hugh is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the UCSF Global Health Group...

Hugh Sturrock

Hugh is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the UCSF Global Health Group and leads the DiSARM project. His background is in spatial epidemiology and modeling.

Based in Swaziland, Jonathan is a technology expert and is leading all things technological related...

Jonathan Smith

Based in Swaziland, Jonathan is a technology expert and is leading all things technological related to DiSARM. This includes working with end users to better understand the technical requirements and programmatic needs for DiSARM as well as developers to ensure things are built in the right way.

Originally from Ethiopia, Alemayehu is a remote sensing/GIS expert and works with Google Earth Engine...

Alemayehu Midekisa

Originally from Ethiopia, Alemayehu is a remote sensing/GIS expert and works with Google Earth Engine to generate the relevant layers related to malaria risk, such as precipitation, temperature and vegetation.

Ricardo has a PhD in Spatial Statistics and is supporting the development and implementation of...

Ricardo Andrade

Ricardo has a PhD in Spatial Statistics and is supporting the development and implementation of appropriate statistical methods in DiSARM.

Felix is supporting the informatics and IT side of DiSARM. This includes understanding how countries...

Felix Holl

Felix is supporting the informatics and IT side of DiSARM. This includes understanding how countries collect, store and transmit data and supporting roll out of new technology.

Fitti leads the UCSF Global Health Sciences Informatics Hub and supports the informatics and IT...

Fitti Weisglas

Fitti leads the UCSF Global Health Sciences Informatics Hub and supports the informatics and IT side of DiSARM.

Adam is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF and provides guidance on...

Adam Bennett

Adam is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF and provides guidance on DiSARM implementation, evaluation, and linkage to MEI surveillance operational research and global malaria surveillance strategies

John leads the development and implementation of mechanistic models to help convert risk maps to...

John Marshall

John leads the development and implementation of mechanistic models to help convert risk maps to decision maps.

Nicolai does clever things with code and is working on all aspects of DiSARM development,...

Nicolai Davies

Nicolai does clever things with code and is working on all aspects of DiSARM development, including integration with DHIS2

Mlandvo supports all aspects of DiSARM communications, including the website, partner updates and media support....

Mlandvo Dlamini

Mlandvo supports all aspects of DiSARM communications, including the website, partner updates and media support.

Partners

DiSARM development is a team effort. To ensure we are building DiSARM in the right way to do the right things, we are working very closely with the National Malaria Control Programs of Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

We are also working with the following partners:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is providing core funding for the project.

Bill Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is providing core funding for the project.

Google Earth Engine provided seed funding to get DiSARM off the ground and is now...

Google

Google Earth Engine provided seed funding to get DiSARM off the ground and is now providing in-kind technical support with the use of Earth Engine, used by DiSARM to process, analyze and extract environmental and climatological remotely sensed data.

The Clinton Health Access Initiative is a key technical and operational partner, supporting the project...

Clinton Health Access Initiative

The Clinton Health Access Initiative is a key technical and operational partner, supporting the project through working side-by-side with the DiSARM team in Swaziland and Zimbabwe to better understand National Malaria Control Program requirements.

Support partners