Public health news

Computerworld recognizes HP as Laureate in Honors Program
The Computerworld Honors Program recognizes organizations that use information technology to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better. This year's 200 Laureates are a heartening reminder of the great things that can be accomplished when determined people put their minds to a task and harness the full potential of technology.
HP selected as primary IT provider for 2011 UN Climate Change Conference
HP is playing an important role in reducing the overall carbon footprint and emissions through the use of innovative technology at the 2011 UN Climate Change Conference.
HP targets counterfeit drugs with global authentication service
HP has launched its Global Authentication Service, a cloud-based track-and-trace solution based on technology that has been used to fight the global problem of counterfeit and stolen drugs.
HP wins award for Disease Surveillance and Mapping Project
The Disease Surveillance and Mapping Project, a public-private partnership between HP, Positive Innovation for the Next Generation (PING), Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Mascom and the Botswana Ministry of Health (MoH), streamlines data collection and analysis to improve the quality of disease surveillance.
Slowing the spread of malaria by speeding the flow of information
In rural Africa, where news travels slowly, it is hard to know when isolated cases of malaria signal the start of a wider outbreak. A partnership between HP, NGOs, and other companies is tackling this challenge with mobile technologies that could save millions of lives worldwide.