in Viruses, rabid animals and bacterial infections do not recognize political borders. Now yet again representatives from Israel, Jordan and the the Palestinian Authority will monitor infectious diseases with a system developed at the IBM lab in Haifa in a unique collaboration for "no-boundaries" public health information sharing.
The resulting ability to easily share secure health information will improve the quality of patient care, public health and safety, according to IBM. See full article at
IBM claim that this project has "solidified overall cooperation amongst the participating countries."
Once again Haifa is in the forefront of tomorrow's technologies and sharing everything with its regional partners. However, like most positive news about Israel, editors of the TV and the press never pick up on these stories.
With other joint projects concerned with water at the Haifa Technion regional interests take precedence over the politcal ones.