Advancing Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence Research through Collaboration

The International Digital Health & AI Research Collaborative (I-DAIR) is a global platform to enable inclusive, impactful, and responsible research into digital health and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for health. It is being co-created with a diverse range of stakeholders from the public, private, and academic sectors.

“Be the neutral and trusted platform for ​enabling global research collaborations on digital health and Artificial Intelligence for health”.
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I-DAIR's work is inspired by nine values including Human-Centredness, Diversity, Trustworthiness, Fairness and Collaboration. Our operating model is guided by principles such as Agility, Neutrality and Impact-driven knowlege-making.
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Our PathFinders (PFs) provide us with a framework to engage across academia, industry, civil society, international organizations, governments and philanthropies, while our Hubs & Spokes architecture is a key facilitator for such engagements.
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PATHFINDERS

The PathFinders will help build the foundation for I-DAIR to become a neutral and trusted platform for global collaboration on digital health and Artificial Intelligence for solving health problems.

HUBS

Our hubs are a growing network of collaborating research centres on Artificial Intelligence and digital health. They are at the heart of I-DAIR’s work on responsible and inclusive research and development of digital health & Artificial Intelligence technology.

Team

Our team consists of highly qualified, diverse and experienced professionals.

Latest Resources

DataHealthEmergencies

Royal Society co-hosted round-table for the G7 on data for health emergencies

The Royal Society co-hosted a round-table along with The Trinity Challenge (TTC) and The International Digital Health and AI Research Collaborative (I-DAIR), to build on the S7 (the Science Academies of the G7) statement to the G7 on improving safe data access and use for health emergencies. This summary focusses on delivery priorities, key stakeholders, and the building blocks required for a two year implementation programme. [...]

GlobalPandemicSurveillance

Seize the moment for a global pandemic surveillance and response scheme

No more pandemics - this is the ambitious goal set by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, whose report reviews the international community’s response to covid-19 and identifies lessons learned. Covid-19 has shown that our lack of globally accurate, real-time data on outbreaks is a matter of life and death. A leading group of scientists and experts, from every part of the world, must come together urgently to create a new, neutral, and trusted digital system that can revolutionize how data is gathered and used globally. [...]

high tech pandemic surveillance and response scheme

The case for a high-tech pandemic surveillance and response scheme

When the World Health Assembly (WHA) convened in May 2020, the world was struggling to respond to one of the worst health crises in recent history. A year later, the COVID-19 pandemic is still infecting hundreds of thousands and killing tens of thousands a day. Could the international community have prevented the outbreak of a new respiratory infection in Wuhan from becoming a global disaster, which has battered health systems and pushed millions into poverty? To answer this question, the WHA asked the Director-General [...]

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WHAT OTHERS SAY

Initiatives such as I-DAIR play a crucial role to enhance the future wellbeing of children, young people, and vulnerable populations. Fondation Botnar is pleased to support the incubation of such an innovative project like I-DAIR at such a crucial time in the global health space.
Stefan Germann

Stefan Germann

CEO at Fondation Botnar

By hosting one of the world’s newest, and most urgent, collaboration efforts in multistakeholder cooperation, the Graduate Institute stays true to its identity as a pioneer centre of academic excellence in international relations and development studies.
Prof. Marie Laure Salles

Prof. Marie Laure Salles

Director of IHEID

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