Johns Hopkins CBID – Jhpiego Emergency Zika Design Challenge
April 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm – April 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
JHU, Homewood Campus, Clark Hall Design Studio
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID) and Jhpiego invite you to take part in a weekend design challenge to focus in the prevention of mosquito bites in an effort to reduce the spread of the Zika virus. Despite significant efforts and technological advancements, mosquitoes continue to pose considerable public health problems across wide geographical areas. The public health cost is enormous. There is a recent associating between Zika virus infection and microcephaly in infants born to women infected during pregnancy and Guillain-Barre syndrome in Zika-infected individuals. New ideas and designs can help save lives. YOU can help save lives!