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 […]

UK Invites the Global Pandemic Data Alliance to Deliver on S7 Recommendations on Health Emergencies

UK Invites the Global Pandemic Data Alliance to Deliver on S7 Recommendations

The UK has invited the Global Pandemic Data Alliance to drive the implementation of the S7 Recommendations to improve safe data access and use for health emergencies. This invitation comes in response to a call from the Science Academies of the Group of Seven (S7) to realize a better level of ‘data readiness’ for future health emergencies, and the June 2021 launch of the G7 100 Days Mission report to respond to Future […]

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. […]


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. […]

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 […]