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VODAN Africa Executive Coordinator Prof. Francisca Oladipo to speak at the Public Workshop Convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

On Thursday, September 9th, 2021, VODAN Africa Executive Coordinator, Prof Francisca Oladipo will be...

08th September, 2021 at 12:58pm

Ethiopian Health Minister Dr. Lia Tadasse Endorses VODAN Africa

On Thursday, 29th July 2021, Dr. Lia Tadesse, the Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Democ...

30th August, 2021 at 3:35pm

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Tanzania Recommends VODAN Africa

On Wednesday, July 28th July 2021, VODAN Africa received another recommendation from Kilimanjaro Chr...

02nd August, 2021 at 8:13pm

Kenya Medical Research Institute Recommends VODAN Africa

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has recommended VODAN Africa, this was made known by Dr...

02nd August, 2021 at 5:11pm

President of the University of Sousse Tunisia Recommends VODAN Africa

On Friday, July 23rd, 2021, the President of the University of Sousse, Tunisia, Pr. Lotfi Belkacem, ...

02nd August, 2021 at 3:54pm

VODAN Africa Researchers Publish Research Article on FAIR Digital Data Health Infrastructure in Africa

In a bid to document the gains and experiences gathered since the VODAN Africa journey began, the VO...

18th July, 2021 at 11:18am

Niger State Government Recognizes VODAN Africa

On 5th July 2021, The Government of Niger State, North-Central Nigeria, through the Ministry of Heal...

07th July, 2021 at 5:25pm

VODAN Africa Global Coordinator Appointed Professor of FAIR Data Science at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

Tireless passion for the upscaling of African digital health applications is one word to describe Pr...

15th June, 2021 at 12:01pm

VODAN Africa Executive Secretary, Prof. Francisca Oladipo Presents VODAN Africa Contribution in Preparation of the 5th United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries (LDC5)

On Thursday 20th May 2021, the VODAN Africa Executive Secretary was among the list of speakers that ...

21st May, 2021 at 12:45am

VODAN Africa Celebrates One Year Anniversary

On Tuesday, April 27th 2021, VODAN Africa celebrated her 1st year anniversary amid cheers, accolades...

06th May, 2021 at 10:38pm

VODANA Executive Secretary, Prof Francisca Oladipo appointed as the Pioneer Director of Quality Assurance, Federal University Lokoja, Nigeria

The Executive Coordinator, Virus Outbreak Data Network Africa, (VODAN Africa), Prof. Francisca Oladi...

27th March, 2021 at 3:30pm

VODAN Africa Participates in the Women in Data Science (WiDS 2021) Datathon

At the concluded Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon 2021, VODANA Team was among the 1,773 individ...

10th March, 2021 at 3:00pm

VODAN Africa Executive Secretary, Prof. Oladipo Recognized as Member of Pan-African Scientific Research Council

The Executive Secretary Virus Outbreak Data Network Africa (VODAN Africa), Prof. Francisca Oladipo h...

09th February, 2021 at 11:30am

Virus Outbreak Data Africa Network Expands into Asia

After the successful completion of the first phase of the VODAN Africa Project, the initiative has e...

22nd January, 2021 at 7:01am

VODAN Africa and Asia 2020: A Snapshot

The deployment of FDPs is the starting point, but not an end in itself. The end is how we can use t...

29th December, 2020 at 11:00am

VODAN Africa Team Set to Speak at the International FAIR Convergence Symposium

The VODAN Africa Team is set to share their experiences, lessons, and insights gathered during the 1...

24th November, 2020 at 7:14am

VODANA Nigeria Co-coordinator, Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi Appointed Director of ICT at IBBUL

The Co-Coordinator of VODAN Africa and Asia (VODANA) Team in Nigeria has been appointed the Director...

20th November, 2020 at 7:16am

Press Release: VODAN Africa Inaugurates Board

Contact: Obinna OsigwePhone: +256752571889, +2347061195107Email: obinna.osigwe@vodan-totafrica.info ...

30th October, 2020 at 7:11am

VODAN Africa launches Special Issue of Data Intelligence on FAIR Data Interoperability on COVID-19

In a bid to deepen the experiences, knowledge, and expertise gathered during the 1st and 2nd of the ...

28th October, 2020 at 1:00pm

Proof of Concept developed by VODAN Africa and Asia

GO FAIR moved from a theoretical concept to an implementation programme when the Covid-19 pandemic r...

27th October, 2020 at 9:30pm

VODAN Africa Initiative Unveils The Board and Steering Committee for the Second Phase of the Project

The second phase of the VODAN Africa Initiative is steadily gathering momentum as the Board was unve...

13th October, 2020 at 7:00pm

The Next Phase of the Project Will Be Owned by VODAN Africa Says Prof Mirjam Van Reisen

To institutionalize the progress made during the initial and current phase, the Initiative will dev...

07th October, 2020 at 7:00am

Historic First Data Visiting of Patient Data Stored in Residence Across Continents

At the onset of COVID-19 outbreak, Prof. Mirjam Van Reisen, the Global Coordinator VODAN Africa...

29th September, 2020 at 6:56am

VODAN Africa Team in Kenya FAIRifies COVID-19 Data After The Deployment of FAIR Data Point

The FDP in Kenya is the 7th machine-actionable FDP under the VODAN Africa Initiative. Other exi...

22nd September, 2020 at 7:30pm

Google.org Selects VODAN Africa to Support Through AI For Social Good COVID-19 Fund

On Thursday, September 10th, Google.org announced that VODAN Africa was selected to receive funding ...

10th September, 2020 at 7:00pm

The Science of FAIR Data is as Important as the Science of Medicine, Prof Oladipo Urges Artificial Intelligence Experts

Another opportunity to realize that the science of Data will help as much as the science of Medicin...

10th September, 2020 at 6:50am

VODAN Africa Executive Coordinator Prof Francisca Oladipo and Nigeria Team Lead Dr Sakinat Folorunsho to Speak at Women in AI Global Conference

On September 8th, 2020, the VODAN Africa team consisting of the Executive Coordinator, Prof. Francis...

08th September, 2020 at 6:41am

VODAN Africa Team Holds Technical Session With Leiden University Medical Center For Intercontinental Query of FAIR Data Points

One of the significant milestones of the VODAN Africa Initiative is to create a distributed data di...

08th September, 2020 at 6:38am

VODAN Africa Technical Coordinator, Mariam Basajja Demonstrates FAIRification of COVID-19 Data

The CRF wizard is part of the VODAN-in-a-Box toolset that helps to facilitate the capture of data r...

08th September, 2020 at 6:37am

Tunisia FAIRifies COVID-19 Data After Deployment of FAIR Data Point

The data collected by the Tunisian team was gathered through 120 interviews from respond...

25th August, 2020 at 7:00pm

VODAN-Africa installs Two FDPs in Ethiopia, Ready to FAIRify COVID-19 Data

The Virus Outbreak Data Network (VODAN-Africa) team in Ethiopia on Tuesday, 18thAugust 2020, demons...

18th August, 2020 at 7:00pm

VODAN Africa installs another VODAN-in-a-Box in Nigeria

Today, 11th August 2020, marks another landmark achievement in the mission of the Africa Implementat...

11th August, 2020 at 7:00pm

Data Science Nigeria Demonstrates FAIRification of COVID 19 Data

The Nigerian COVID-19 datasets on the FDP include daily cases, cases by states, cases by geopol...

08th August, 2020 at 7:00pm

VODAN in a Box Strengthens South-South Cooperation on COVID-19 Control

In a two-hour session hosted by Charles Kahiro and Ivy Wachira of Ravel Works, Africa, and witnessed...

04th August, 2020 at 6:13am

VODAN Africa Train Visits Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria

In the bid to sustain the gains and momentum generated by the Virus Outbreak Data Network (VODAN-Afr...

31st July, 2020 at 6:18am

PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19 Computer-Readable Observational Data Installed at Kampala International University

History was made today at 14:14 CET on 22 July 2020 as the first COVID-19 Computer-Readable FAIR Dat...

22nd July, 2020 at 7:00pm

VODAN Africa and the Journey of a Thousand Tiny Steps

As the COVID-19 pandemic ran riot around the world and was gradually making inroads into Africa, a n...

25th June, 2020 at 7:00pm

Mekelle University Joins the Virus Outbreak Data Africa Network (VODAN)

In a Press Release by Mekelle University, Ethiopia, they have officially joined the VODAN Africa Ini...

07th April, 2020 at 9:00pm