Managing Personal Health Records in an Infrastructure-Weak Environment

  • Nicolas AnciauxEmail author
  • Sébastien Guillotton
  • Luc Bouganim
  • Sergio Ilarri
  • Alain Kamgang
  • Abraham Ngami
  • Christophe Nouedoui
  • Philippe Pucheral
  • Maurice Tchuente
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 171)


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.


Intermediate Result Personal Health Record Personal Device Docking Station Security Guarantee 
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This work was partially done in the CICYT Project TIN2013-46238-C4-4-R and DGA-FSE.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Anciaux
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sébastien Guillotton
    • 2
  • Luc Bouganim
    • 1
  • Sergio Ilarri
    • 3
  • Alain Kamgang
    • 4
  • Abraham Ngami
    • 5
  • Christophe Nouedoui
    • 4
  • Philippe Pucheral
    • 6
  • Maurice Tchuente
    • 5
  1. 1.InriaRocquencourtFrance
  2. 2.EnstaPalaiseauFrance
  3. 3.University of ZaragozaSaragossaSpain
  4. 4.Hospital CentralYaoundéCameroon
  5. 5.University of YaoundéYaoundéCameroon
  6. 6.University Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-YvelinesVersaillesFrance

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