NIHS Success Stories
Date: March 8, 2011
The Need Addressed By The Project:
Date: February 18, 2011
The Pandemic Planning project has had some great successes! While initially envisioned as a study, the development of the H1N1 Pandemic allowed the team to swing right into action on a couple of levels.
Date: August 13, 2010
PORTLAND, Ore. — Structured light illumination (SLI) can automatically build a three-dimensional model of any object, replacing the tedious process of measurement that is usually required. Stripes of light are projected onto objects as a digital camera records their deformation, letting algorithms automatically deduce the size, shape and subtlest contours of even moving objects.
Date: August 10, 2010
The University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky has released Preliminary findings for the Pandemic Planning and Preparedness Project. The findings were released in early August 2010. The two universities are leading an effort to provide operation plans if a pandemic were to occur in the foreseeable future. This project is focused on helping communities prepare and respond to pandemics. Areas of emphasis are detection, preparedness, protection, response and recovery.
Date: April 19, 2010
Ensuring access to available vaccine by the general public proved to be a logistical and practical challenge in communities across the United States. Despite existing plans for mass immunization/prophylaxis, there existed gaps in the ability to operationalize those plans in a timely and effective manner. The following information is a description of the activities undertaken in Louisville, Kentucky, a metro