I-DAIR’s call for a more generous data paradigm

Tallinn Digital Summit 2021: I-DAIR’s call for a more generous data paradigm

Invited to speak at the 2021 Tallinn Digital Summit, I-DAIR’s CEO and Project Director, Dr. Amandeep Singh Gill, presented his insights on the Global Free Flow of Data and the necessity to move towards a new, more generous and collaborative paradigm for AI and data. Dr. Gill noted that the flow of data still remains fragmented and in the hands of a few big and autonomous players. He then introduced I-DAIR’s framework for a […]

Tallinn Digital Summit 2021

I-DAIR will be attending the Tallinn Digital Summit 2021

I-DAIR’s Director, Dr. Amandeep Gill, will be speaking on 7 September, at the Tallinn Digital Summit 2021 on the Global Free Flow of Data and the necessity to move towards a new paradigm of data for health as global public good. With the rise of AI, we’ve entered another stage of digital transformation. But a big part of the future will
be based and delivered by good quality data and asking the right questions. This is especially true in […]

World Summit AI 2021

I-DAIR will be attending at World Summit AI

Dr. Amandeep Gill will be speaking on 13 October at World Summit AI 2021, on Does AI in a crisis need ethics with urgency? Artificial intelligence tools can help save lives in a pandemic. However, the need to implement technological solutions rapidly raises challenging ethical issues. We need new approaches for ethics with urgency, to ensure AI can be safely and beneficially used in the COVID-19 response and beyond. […]


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 […]

A multidimensional risk dashboard for COVID-19

Numerous digital health solutions and dashboards have emerged in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, several of them operate in extremely data scarce environments and fail to consider the realities of the systems they are embedded in,
prompting the need for a new data imagination. This ‘stories and statistics’ report explores the value of synthesising qualitative and
quantitative data in digital-health dashboarding for COVID and other emerging infectious
diseases (EIDs). It proposes a framework for creating a multidimensional […] ‍