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Volume 15 Supplement 15

Data Revolution, Health Status Transformation and the Role of Artificial Intelligence for Health and Pandemic Preparedness in the African Context


The AI workshop was co-organized by the World Health Organization – Regional Office for Africa and the International Telecommunication Union. The workshop and publication of this article were funded by the United State Agency for International Development grants through the World Health Organization – Regional Office for Africa.

Virtual24-29 June 2021

Conference website 

Edited by Karima Lalani

  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms, increasingly deployed in public health, utilize robust data systems as a critical component for health emergency preparedness. Yet, Africa faces numerous challenges in t...

    Authors: Sunny Ibeneme, Joseph Okeibunor, Derrick Muneene, Ishrat Husain, Pascoal Bento, Carol Gaju, Ba Housseynou, Moredreck Chibi, Humphrey Karamagi and Lindiwe Makubalo
    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2021 15(Suppl 15):22

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