What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024

What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024

Published on: Jan 18 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024
I started ICTworks fifteen (15!) years ago to engage ICT4D leaders. Now this humble site is the blog of record for the digital development community. We have 25,000 email subscribers from around the world, with a majority...
Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  

Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  

Published on: Jan 03 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing 10 Responsible Chatbot Usage Principles  
When a new technology is introduced in healthcare, it invites meticulous scrutiny. Conversational AI is no exception. Exchange sensitive health information with conversation AI chatbots is one of many governance challenges...
Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy

Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy

Published on: Nov 16 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy
In May 2023, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) inaugurated the National Health Information and Digital Health Strategic Plan. Aligned with the National Development Plan, this initiative is underpinned by an ambitious goal—to...
From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

Published on: Nov 09 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In a recent ICTworks article, Karamagi et al. describe digital health as in a state of e-Chaos. They demand digital health projects “stop further duplication, [and instead] encourage interventions that holistically strengthen...
7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

Published on: Oct 25 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health
We’ve all read the warning stories about AI: sentient robots, deep fakes, disappearing jobs. If the risk-benefit calculation for use and regulation of AI focuses on existential risk of human annihilation vs. the trivial...
Apply Now: £3,000,000 GBP for Disease Data Modeling Solutions in Africa

Apply Now: £3,000,000 GBP for Disease Data Modeling Solutions in Africa

Published on: Oct 09 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Mathematical modeling is a valuable tool for informing policy-making and programmatic decision-making in the public health domain. Modeling can be applied to analyze key areas from disease burden estimation, to evaluating...
Register Now: Global Digital Health Forum 2023

Register Now: Global Digital Health Forum 2023

Published on: Oct 05 2023 by Sponsored Post - Comments Off on Register Now: Global Digital Health Forum 2023
The Global Digital Health Forum (GDHF) is back, and it’s poised to be bigger and more impactful than ever before! This year, GDHF will focus on the themes of driving effective and equitable digital health innovation, with...
2 Real-World GenAI Chatbot Solutions for Better Health and Education Impact

2 Real-World GenAI Chatbot Solutions for Better Health and Education Impact

Published on: Sep 14 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 2 Real-World GenAI Chatbot Solutions for Better Health and Education Impact
Generative AI is at the top of the hype cycle with everyone claiming they have the first or best or newest use in international development. While there is much froth, there are social impact organizations that provide dynamic...
How Machine Learning Can Help Prevent HIV Treatment Interruption

How Machine Learning Can Help Prevent HIV Treatment Interruption

Published on: Aug 31 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
To help reach the UNAIDS 95-95-95 targets by 2025, the public health community must ensure that people living with HIV have access to antiretroviral therapy (ART). Access to this lifesaving medication is one issue; staying...