Alberto Larocca

Alberto Larocca
Cosmo Ltd., Accra, Ghana

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This study estimates the geographical disconnection in rural Low-Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) between First-Mile suppliers of healthcare services and end-users. This detachment is due to geographical barriers and to a shortage of technical, financial, and human resources that enable peripheral health facilities to perform effective and prompt dia...
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This study estimates the disconnection in rural Low-Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) between the First-Mile suppliers of healthcare services and the Last-Mile end-users. This detachment is due to geographical barriers and shortage of technical, financial, and human resources. Prompt diagnosis and treatment are vital for rural communities. Public and...
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Background: The connection between last-mile hotspots and first-mile hubs is hindered in rural Uganda by geographical barriers, and a shortage of technical, financial and human resources. Prompt diagnosis and treatment is so a chimera for large part of rural population. Technology offers smart and affordable solutions that reduce financial and spac...
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The flow of big data-driven information across the web, known as Internet traffic, is growing in volume, velocity, variety, veracity and value. Scalable data systems connected through the web or other IT platforms as mobile-friendly apps produce a network where information and experiences are shared in real time as never before. Digital value chain...
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Background Rural populations experience several barriers to accessing clinical facilities for malaria diagnosis. Increasing penetration of ICT and mobile-phones and subsequent m-Health applications can contribute overcoming such obstacles. MethodsGIS is used to evaluate the feasibility of m-Health technologies as part of anti-malaria strategies. Th...
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The purpose of this paper is to show how mobile health (M-health) applications may help geo-localization of malaria diffusion. This process innovation enhances quick diagnosis and selected treatment of malaria, TBC, and parasitic diseases. The background is represented by godforsaken environments that show disconnections between remote (cloud) diag...
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The state of preservation of archaeological sites in Southern Morocco is discussed, with particular reference to rock art sites. While the archaeological community is aware of the scale of the damage (both natural and anthropic) to archaeological sites in the central Sahara, the deterioration of Moroccan cultural heritage is still largely unreporte...

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business planning with big data - value chain