digital ecosystem

AI governance for a global digital ecosystem

AI governance is like one of those mythical creatures that everyone speaks of but which no one has seen. Sometimes, it is reduced to a list of shared principles such as transparency, non-discrimination, and sustainability; at other times, it is confated with specifc mechanisms for certifcation of algorithmic solutions or ways […]

The signing of a partnership agreement with ESPRIT

The Tunisian Private University of Engineering and Technologies – ESPRIT signed a partnership agreement with the International Digital Health & Artificial Intelligence Research Collaborative. ESPRIT will be part of the I-DAIR project that brings together international authorities in a research collaboration to ensure the deployment of patient data and AI in a responsible and respectful of human rights.

Geneva is supposed to watch over health data worldwide The S

Geneva is supposed to watch over health data worldwide

The Swiss Botnar Foundation lays the foundation stone in Geneva for an organization that wants to regulate the handling of health data globally. How do you get a project up and running for which there is a great global need but no responsibility? It’s about the bulky regulation of digital health data. Its use offers enormous potential for positive change, but also for abuse. The question […]

I-DAIR incubation launch in Geneva

I-DAIR incubation launch in Geneva

The new International Digital Health & Artificial Intelligence Research Collaborative (I-DAIR), has launched its incubation phase at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva with the support of Fondation Botnar, a Swiss-based foundation that champions the use of AI and digital technology to improve the wellbeing of young people.[…]

Reimagining Global Health through AI In 2016

Reimagining Global Health through AI

In 2016, the ITU-UNESCO Broadband Commission launched its first Working Group on Digital and AI in Health, resulting in a Call for Government Leadership and Intersectoral Collaboration or Digital Health. In 2018, it issued its second report, The Promise of Digital Health : Addressing Noncommunicable Diseases […]

Digital health as an enabler of human rights

Digital health as an enabler of human rights

A distinction is often made in human rights between civil and political rights on the one
hand and social, economic and cultural rights on the other. Indeed, two of the core
covenants on human rights embody this distinction. In recent years, there has been a
return to the unified and integrated approach of the 1948 Universal […] ‍