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Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Published on: Dec 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 21 Comments
There is an immense need for data science researchers to use new analytical processes and emerging datasets in COVID-19 digital response. This need is particularly...
Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Why Google and Apple Failed at COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Dec 10 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Back in April 2020, Apple and Google announced COVID-19 contact tracing technology for iPhone and Android mobile phones. At our Global Digital Health Forum session...
How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

Published on: Dec 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare
Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare with game-changing capabilities. AI-powered solutions are participating in more and more medical tasks traditionally...
How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?

Published on: Dec 03 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Will Digital Yellow Card Certificates Track COVID-19 Immunizations?
We can finally foresee the end of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Global pharmaceutical companies are developing vaccines for COVID-19. Soon, there will be widespread...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?

4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?

Published on: Nov 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Attend Global Digital Health Forum – You’re Going, Right?
Way back in 2008, the mHealth Alliance launched an annual conference celebrating digital health. Even thought I wasn’t in healthcare at the time, I attended...
New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

Published on: Nov 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems
Countries are faced with increasing demands for quality health data. Data of increasing scope and complexity are required for monitoring progress towards national...
Please Virtually Join Us: 2020 Global Digital Health Forum

Please Virtually Join Us: 2020 Global Digital Health Forum

Published on: Oct 15 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Virtually Join Us: 2020 Global Digital Health Forum
Join us December 7-9 for the 7th Annual Global Digital Health Forum! We’re moving from our typical in person event to a virtual event this year so everyone...
We Need Better NCD Data for COVID-19 Response in LMICs

We Need Better NCD Data for COVID-19 Response in LMICs

Published on: Sep 10 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As the old adage goes, you can’t improve what you don’t measure. When it comes to containing the COVID-19 pandemic in the world’s poorest countries, there...
3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

Published on: Aug 26 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19
In early 2020, when COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic and urgent public health crisis, countries all over the world scrambled to develop a rapid and effective...