Physical Health

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Contact Wilfred Pinfold
HamiltonOH.png 575-HOPE A technology solution to address Preparedness Response and Recovery from opioid and all types of addiction
Integration of available resources and services related to addiction in Hamilton County Ohio in to a program to breakdown data silos, determine best practices, and improve outcomes. This includes a SMS text messaging platform branded “575-HOPE” to engage, inform, and educate those struggling with opioid addictions, and their caretakers. With the capability to proactively inform users that have interacted with the platform of emergency events, the AI-powered and callcenter backed application provides one point-of-entry for those in crisis, ongoing support for those in recovery, and a database of the journey of those individuals accessing services for evaluation by program providers and policy makers.
AirPolutionLondon.jpg Air Quality Monitoring in London
Key Deliverables
  • IoT platform that measures air pollutants and greenhouse gases in London, in real-time, by combining ground sensors and satellites’ data
  • Real-Time monitoring and mapping of air pollution in London
  • Monetizing reductions of Carbon Emissions to generate revenues and/or debt financing for the London Greenwich’s Borough
Taipei Air Quality Sensing.jpg Air Quality Sensing Wherever You Go in Taipei
The proposed project will develop portable AirBox devices to facilitate mobile air quality monitoring, with a focus on PM2.5 sensing, in Taipei city. The device is small-sized and light-weight, and it uses the LoRa technology for low-power and long-range data communication. The expected results of this project are:
  1. it promotes citizen engagement of wearable environmental monitoring ranging from walking, jogging to cycling;
  2. it provides a finer spatio-temporal granularity of air quality monitoring results for further data analysis and environment awareness; and
  3. it interconnects government, academia, industry, and maker community for social good and real-world impacts.
Covid-19India.jpg Applications and Projects
Mozark Contract Tracing Platform Video deployed by the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India
BlockchainHealth.jpeg Blockchain and Public Health
The Action cluster will aim to help collaborate with key stakeholders in the public health community to help create a Guide on best practices, case studies, and standards. The Guide will help guide key decision makers as they begin to formulate their policy positions on Blockchain and Public Health issues.
Business Square.jpg Business response to Community Disease Transmission
Information and guidance from trustworthy sources to help businesses rapidly and cost-effectively protect their employees, customers, and partners from the risks of exposure to communicable diseases such as COVID-19.
CovidCalculator.jpg COVID Calculator
The COVID Calculator determines whether you’ll quarantine or isolate, and for how long.
Ems-fb.jpg COVID-19 Checklist for EMS Agencies by NASEMSO and NPSTC
This checklist represents an ongoing analysis of COVID-19 preparation actions by the Joint Working Group on EMS Communications and Technology which is sponsored by NASEMSO and NPSTC. It is designed to provide guidance to EMS agencies as they plan their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cityview.jpg Global Applications, Projects and Resources
There are applications being created globally to track citizens that may have COVID-19 or have been exposed to someone who is, perform surveillance, carry out tests for symptoms, etc.. These applications may have Privacy and Security risks and vulnerabilities.
Covid19-guide-returning-to-work.jpg Guidance on Safe and Secure return to work
Companies preparing for the easing of coronavirus lockdowns face new and unprecedented challenges as they prepare for opening up offices. Employers and employees should follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as state/local public health authorities on how best to slow the spread of this disease and protect workers, customers, clients, and the general public.
MAGIC1.jpg MAGIC Smart Home Smart Community Project
Install sensors and an in-home intelligent integration platform to demonstrate telemedicine features in a medically vulnerable group home setting; connected by Software Defined Networking (SDN) to other interested community partners utilizing the Westminster Fiber Network, to create the fundamental operational unit of a truly Smart Community.
Rural Care Macon Georgia.jpg Virtual Care Delivery Model to Sustainably Expand the Capacity and Reach of Health Systems to Deliver High-Quality Care in Rural Communities
  • Leverage cutting-edge mobile software platform to empower healthcare providers to effectively extend care beyond brick-and-mortar facilities and deliver clinical support in a coordinated, data-driven, and timely manner
  • Empower patients with technology to become active stakeholders in their care
  • Shift from a reactive model of care (care delivery only when patient is sick) to a more proactive, continuous one (intervening sooner and keeping patients healthy through monitoring/virtual communication)
  • Strengthen communities and populations by using improved access to care as a fulcrum


Physical health refers to the overall well-being of the body and its systems, including the cardiovascular system, the musculoskeletal system, the respiratory system, and the digestive system. It is the ability of the body to perform daily activities, resist and recover from illnesses and injuries, and maintain balance and physical fitness.

Physical health can be influenced by a variety of factors, including genetics, lifestyle choices, environment, socioeconomic status, and medical conditions. Good physical health is characterized by a strong immune system, a healthy body weight, and the absence of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

To maintain physical health, it is important to engage in regular physical activity, eat a healthy diet, get enough sleep, and avoid risky behaviors such as smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and drug use. Regular check-ups with a healthcare provider and early detection and treatment of any health problems can also help to maintain physical health.

There are many factors that can influence physical health. Some of the most significant include:

  • Genetics: certain health conditions and diseases can be inherited from family members.
  • Lifestyle choices: habits such as diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol consumption can greatly impact physical health.
  • Environment: factors such as pollution, exposure to toxins, and access to healthcare can affect physical health.
  • Socioeconomic status: people living in poverty or with limited access to healthcare may have poorer physical health outcomes.
  • Stress: chronic stress can lead to a variety of physical health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and weakened immune system.
  • Medical conditions: pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease can greatly affect physical health.
  • Sleep: Lack of quality sleep can greatly impact physical health and may lead to chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

These are just a few examples of the many factors that can influence physical health. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and being aware of these factors can help individuals to improve their physical health.