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  • ISyE Professors Team Up With Carter Center to Support Guinea Worm Disease Eradication Efforts Researchers created a model simulating worm life cycles, daily dog-water interactions, seasonal infections, and environmental influences like rainfall and temperature. A dog in Chad is tethered to prevent the spread of Guinea worm disease. The number of human and animal cases of the disease in Chad dropped by 27% from 2021 to 2022.
  • Student Recognition The Seth Bonder scholarship is a prestigious student award in the INFORMS Health Applications Society, that promotes the development and application of process modeling and operations research analysis to healthcare design, delivery, and operations. Yuming Sun being presented award plaque
  • Study Shows Impact of Hybrid Learning on Covid-19 A new study published in BMC Public Health shows that hybrid learning utilizing alternating school days for children offers a significant reduction in community disease spread. Study Shows Impact of Hybrid Learning on Covid-19
  • COVID-19 Dashboards CHHS researchers created live dashboards to track the status and trends of COVID-19 in Georgia at an aggregate state level and at the county level. Explore two examples created by faculty and students. COVID-19 Dashboards created by CHHS researchers
  • Professional Education - Going Virtual! Register or Apply for Scholarships Now! Designed for health or humanitarian professionals working in Supply Chain or Operations for an NGO, private industry, foundation, or government entity. Gain knowledge through interactive learning!
  • Become a Lifetime Friend of CHHS! We invite you to join us in our quest to advance research, education, and outreach in the area of health and humanitarian systems by becoming a Lifetime Friend of the CHHS. For a limited time, you can be recognized with a minimum contribution of $1,000.

Welcome to the
Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems

The Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), an Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC), aims to transform health and humanitarian systems through a global commitment to education, outreach and innovative solutions.

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Advancing science and technology to improve the long-term, while working closely with organizations to improve their operations in the short-term

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Offering comprehensive education curriculum that leads to increased efficiency & effectiveness for the Health and Humanitarian Systems

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Providing unique platforms for people to connect across sectors, and explore collaborations and partnerships to ultimately improve and save lives around the world