To develop a white paper to identify where investments could best promote the development of the tools needed to enable the more effective use of next-generation sequencing in public health and to prioritize areas where further development would be most impactful.
To provide a comprehensive literature search on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine impact on immunogenicity, nasopharyngeal colonization, otitis media, pneumonia, invasive pneumococcal disease and mortality.
Johns Hopkins University (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; International Vaccine Access Center; World Health Organization
To use the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to describe use of wearable devices and mobile applications, and assess their willingness to share personal health data for public health surveillance.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion