Researchers at Tufts University received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to collect diet and nutrition data from hundreds of government health ministries, academic institutions and NGOs around the world. When this data is compared with disease databases, they can establish correlations between diets and health outcomes. The only problem: Collecting the dietary data was proving to be a complex and laborious process.
We developed a data collection web application through which users around the world can log in, contribute dietary data from their own studies and correspond with core investigators at Tufts. This web app automatically tracks and maintains the status of all data and communications, every step of the way.
The password-protected web app is packed with useful features, and here are some highlights: