CFI collaborates with its research partners (UP Diliman, the National Center for Mental Health, UP Manila and UP Visayas) to offer free epidemiological modeling services to LGUs using existing methods (FluSurge, Hill) and the newly-created ASQ (Age Stratified SEIR with Quarantine).
The lack of an efficient healthcare delivery system has always been an issue in the Philippines. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare delivery in Western Visayas was discussed in this manuscript. This analysis was submitted as a commissioned paper to the 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).
A Recommendation for COVID-19 Testing in Low Resource Countries Sample pooling can save in the number of tests to be performed when resources (for testing) are scarce, and has been used to track pathogen spread early in an epidemic.