Miriam is co-founder of projects based in Mobile Applications and Location Intelligence technologies. For the past years Miriam has been highly involved in promoting OpenStreetmap and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap (HOTOSM) increasing the participation of the community in Mexico and LatAm by giving workshops, conferences and coordinating efforts among Open Data key players. Currently she is involved in Open Data and data analysis initiatives that may lead to transparency to improve decision-making by governments and having a stronger citizen participation.
Using open source tools to eliminate Malaria in Guatemala
HOT is supporting the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the Guatemala Ministry of Health to assist local technicians who are in the field fighting Malaria in the area of Escuintla. Guatemala has provided a unique opportunity for HOT to leverage open source tools for use during indoor residual spraying to monitor progress and activities as they occur.