Managing Personal Health Records in an Infrastructure-Weak Environment
There are currently more than half a million diabetes cases in Cameroon and the deaths caused by diabetes complications will double before 2030. Diabetes complications mostly occur due to a bad follow-up of patients. In this paper, we propose a new IT architecture for diabetes follow-up and introduce the bases of a new distributed computation protocol for this architecture. Our approach does not require any preexisting support communication infrastructure, can be deployed at low cost, and provides strong privacy and security guarantees. This work envisions an experiment in the field we plan to conduct under the authority of the Cameroonian National Center for Diabetes and Hypertension, with a potential for generalization to other diseases.
KeywordsIntermediate Result Personal Health Record Personal Device Docking Station Security Guarantee
This work was partially done in the CICYT Project TIN2013-46238-C4-4-R and DGA-FSE.
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