AI Demystified: Practical Insights and Real-World Applications, the first in an AI (artificial intelligence) and global health discussion series hosted by the Bay Area Global Health Alliance, will be held at 8:30-10am PT, February 28. William Weeks, Microsoft’s Director of AI and Health, will join for a stage-setting fireside chat with Natasha Sunderji, Accenture ADP’s Global Health Lead, Alliance board member, and moderator of this convening.
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The World Health Organization held the second webinar of the series “Building best in class chatbots during COVID-19”. Alliance members PATH, Stanford, UNICEF and Sara Anderson, Bay Area Global Health Alliance’s Executive Director, took part in the event. This webinar focused on ways to optimize COVID-19 chatbots while enhancing the AI experience. It explored why it is important to continuously improve the functionality and content of chatbots in order to better respond to the fight against COVID-19.
Join Springboard for the second session of their two part webinar exploring how social and behavior change (SBC) programs can use digital technology to gain insight to inform program design and implementation. This session will explore how AI is changing the digital landscape, as well as the opportunities and challenges with AI adoption in SBC. This includes how it powers big data, the ethical considerations and future potential. Speakers include Alliance member Viamo’s Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Lukas Borkowski, and the CEO and Founder of Quilt.AI, Anurag Banerjee.
Join the UCSF community in watching UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood deliver his 10th annual State of the University Address, which will highlight achievements over the past year and current efforts to harness the power and possibilities of data science, including Artificial Intelligence or AI, across UCSF mission areas.
2024 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference: Reimagining Healthcare in Emerging Markets: The Future of Healthcare Innovation and Investment
On Wednesday, January 10, the Bay Area Global Health Alliance hosted a panel discussion, Reimagining Healthcare in Emerging Markets: The Future of Healthcare Innovation and Investment at the renowned J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
As 2023 comes to a close, we reflect on what the Bay Area Global Health Alliance has accomplished, how we have shifted to meet the moments and our members’ needs, and where we need to go to advance global health equity and innovation.
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Last week Sara Anderson, Executive Director of the Alliance, was honored to be part of the White House Roundtable on AI and Health. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy convened a distinguished group of leaders from across sectors to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) can be safely deployed to improve health outcomes, with a special breakout session on the use of AI to improve public health and global health. To prepare for the meeting, the Alliance sought input from our multi-sector members and key stakeholders on what three-four points they would make if they were at the table.
Maya Health Alliance | Wuqu’ Kawoq Selected as a Recipient of Google’s AI for the Global Goals Grant
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“The ambitious agenda [of Africa CDC’s Digital Transformation Strategy] over such a huge continent cannot be achieved unless every available resource is harnessed. And that can only be done through cross-collaboration partnerships,” said Africa CDC’s Chief Digital Health Adviser, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, at the Bay Area Global Health Alliance annual meeting on June 6. Attending were more than 125 members and guests, both online and in person at UCSF. Alliance board secretary Martin Dale, PSI, spoke with Nsengimana in a fireside chat that explored the rollout of Africa’s new digital partnership and how digital innovations and partnerships can advance health equity on the continent.
“The ambitious agenda [of Africa CDC’s Digital Transformation Strategy] over such a huge continent cannot be achieved unless every available resource is harnessed. And that can only be done through cross-collaboration partnerships,” said Africa CDC’s Chief Digital Health Adviser, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, at the Bay Area Global Health Alliance annual meeting on June 6. Attending were more than 125 members and guests, both online and in person at UCSF.