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Red Cross Community Based Surveillance

Join the world’s largest humanitarian organisation and code for good!

Health care provision in emergencies is often complicated by a lack of information, particularly relating to real-time data on health issues and where help is needed. By allowing for people themselves to report on health situations we can ensure that help is provided in the right place at the right time. This is CBS!

In other words, community based surveillance (CBS) is the use of input from communities themselves to collect, analyse and interpret information on local health risks to prevent, identify and respond to disease outbreaks. As early warning of health risks leads to early action and lives saved, community based surveillance can stop disease outbreaks from turning into large scale epidemics and pandemics.

Read more about CBS here!

Upcoming events

The CBS system is en event-driven microservices app with dotnet core, angular, Docker and Kubernetes. It is created by volunteers and we need your help to make the system better!
Sign up to one of our events or find out more about contributing here.

Codeathon 3.0   27th - 29th of September @OIW2018

Join us for the 3rd Community Based Surveillance Codeathon during Oslo Innovation Week! We are looking for engaged volunteers to contribute to the development of our community based surveillance platform. Whether you are a tech buff, a coding enthusiast, an advertising talent or a graphics aficionado – we need your help!

Read more about the programme here!

Sign up here!

Contact information

Rebecca M. Bushby

Activity Coordinator Community Based Surveillance
Cell phone: +47 458 80 521

Anine Kongelf

Community Based Surveillance Coordinator
Cell phone: +47 415 47 913



Med støtte fra: Utenriksdepartementet  Innovasjon Norge