STAMINA Press Announcement: STAMINA tool testing during the Austrian Trial

On October 17th, the main part of the Austrian STAMINA trial was conducted in two independent runs, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The aim of the trial was to simulate a contact tracing situation during a COVID-19-pandemic, involving patients and employees of the rescue organisation Johanniter Unfallhilfe in Austria.   One […]

Looking back on the EU summit of pandemics national planners and stakeholders

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The 18th May 2022 the STAMINA project celebrated the 1st International Summit on Pandemic Management in València (Spain), organised and hosted by the València Local Police in its headquarters. The Summit aimed to be a forum for debate in which high-level experts presented the lessons learned from the current COVID-19 crisis and outlined how to […]

Responding to respiratory viral diseases

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The SARS CoV-2 pandemic has punctuated the importance of preliminary screening of the respiratory diseases, given that they are highly contagious and easily transmitted. Airborne viruses can be transmitted within liquid droplets or aerosolized particles that are released when a person sneezes, coughs, or speaks. Droplets are bigger (20 μm), and consequently tend to spread […]

CrisisHub Pandemic Tool Demo (a STAMINA trial)

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On the 17th of June 2022, CRISISPLAN organised the first ever CrisisHub Demonstration event. CPLAN is STAMINA’s technical partner and is leading one of the work packages within the project. The goal of the virtual event was twofold: to enhance the STAMINA end users’ understanding of the CrisisHub solution and to introduce external stakeholders to […]

Engaging Scouts during the COVID-19 Outbreak: Tunisia Experience in Community Engagement

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Like in many communities, health workers are key personnel dedicated and equipped to engage, inform and address concerns with regards to public health. Community engagement has become an important component of health services planning and delivery since the outbreak of Covid-19. Indeed, community engagement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic had a great impact in […]

Reflections on STAMINA’s 1st International Summit on Pandemic Management

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On 18 May 2022, the STAMINA project partners and stakeholders came together in-person for the first time since the start of the project during the 1st International Summit on Pandemic Management in València (Spain), organised and hosted by the València Local Police. This Summit aimed to be a forum for discussion and debate for high-level […]

The utility of STAMINA tools for more efficient patient care during pandemics

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Contributed by Helena Blažun Vošner, Jernej Završnik, Peter Kokol, Aleksander Jus, Štefan Mally, Nataša Maguša Lorber, Tine Pelcl, Community Healthcare Center dr. Adolf Drolc Maribor (HCM), Slovenia    The STAMINA Project partner, Community Healthcare Center dr. Adolf Drolc Maribor (HCM) from Slovenia, contributes to the project from the position of an end-user, playing a crucial […]

Get the most out of your data with visual analytics

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In a pandemic crisis, first responders and policy makers need to gain insight from the data and make evidence-based decisions. But how can we make sense out of our data? And how can this be communicated to a wide range of audiences? Visual analytics comes to our rescue. But what is visual analytics? And how […]

Detecting emerging diseases

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The COVID-19 pandemic has proven the importance of detecting and screening emerging diseases early on. The pandemic highlighted how easily healthcare systems can be pushed to their limits and revealed the weaknesses behind healthcare systems including financial capacities and the availability of personnel and infrastructures. After almost two years of grappling with the global pandemic […]