I-DAIR’s hubs: a global network of regional expertise promoting transdisciplinary, diverse and shared digital solutions for health.

The regional hubs are the backbone of I-DAIR’s distributed architecture. They provide a so far non-existing platform for regional leadership on digital health and AI research and can ensure the development of a growing number of digital and AI-based solutions for health issues that are built upon globally pulled lessons learnt and based upon a global expertise to be the most sustainable, efficient, relevant, impactful and inclusive.

On November 24, 2021: Launch of I-DAIR’s Digital Health and AI Global Research Map (GRM)

On November 24th, 2021, I-DAIR will launch the Global Research Map (GRM) during a hybrid event at the Intercontinental in Geneva with online participation.

The event will include a demonstration of the GRM tool and its functionality to be followed by a panel discussion with representatives of I-DAIR partners and stakeholders on the added-value and potential applications of the GRM.

Memorandum of Understanding between NCID and I-DAIR

Today,  the International Digital Health & AI Research Collaborative (I-DAIR) and the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) of Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), in Singapore, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a basis for international cooperation in science, technology and innovation, advancing Target 17.6 of the SDG3 on the promotion of Universal Health Coverage.

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 […]

AI Expo Africa

I-DAIR will be attending at AI Expo Africa 2021

Dr. Amandeep Gill, Dr. Mehdi Snene and Dr. Peiling Yap will be speaking on 8 September at AI Expo Africa 2021, on Collaborative Development & Governance of AI: The Case of Digital Health. I-Dair will be making the case for heightened collaboration and governance in AI with a functioning and adaptable framework derived from our Digital Health R&D portfolio. […]

Innovations dialogues 2021

I-DAIR will be attending at UNIDR’s Innovations Dialogue 2021

Dr. Gill will be speaking on 25 August at UNIDIR’s Innovations Dialogue on Preserving and Fostering Digital Trust: The Way Forward. In the era of digital transformation, digital technologies now underpin core societal functions. Our ability to unlock the true potential of digital technologies and leverage their transformative benefits for society, economy and the environment is dependent on preservation of trust […]

etting governance right for an international collaborative on digital health

Getting Governance right for an international collaborative on Digital Health

Health is our capstone piece in I-DAIR, a reminder that multilateralism exists for a global purpose, and digital technology is not an escape from our analogue world but a means to addressing its challenges. This integrated view of governance and impact, we hope, will help us achieve our goals, including interoperability and collaborative use of data, investments into digital infrastructures and human capacity, and developing the public goods—tools, models, benchmarks and governance insights—needed to democratise the use of emerging digital technologies […]

I-DAIR promises responsible solutions from new health technology

I-DAIR promises responsible solutions from new health technology

I-DAIR aims to promote collaboration on research into digital health and artificial intelligence (AI).

While digital and AI technologies are moving into more aspects of our economies, societies and personal lives, when it comes to health, their potential is often still lagging – to the point that in some cases, people can even face “death by digital exclusion”, in the words of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Chief Scientist, […]

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.[…]