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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa)

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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa):

Program Overview

NIH is launching Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa), an NIH Common Fund program, to explore how advances in data science applied in the African context can spur new health discoveries and catalyze innovation. This program will leverage existing data and technologies to develop solutions to the continent’s most pressing clinical and public health problems through a robust ecosystem of new partners from academic, government and private sectors.

NIH is hosting the DS-I Africa Virtual Symposium Platform to launch the DS-I Africa program and facilitate networking, with networking tools and online events July through November 2020.

Register for the DS-I Africa Virtual Symposium Platform.

To receive email notifications about the DS-I Africa Program and the Virtual Symposium Platform, join the DS-I Africa Listserv.

Partners

DS-I Africa is a program of the NIH Common Fund, which is managed by the Office of Strategic Coordination/Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Coordination/Office of the NIH Director.

A working group of NIH components is guiding the program, led by Fogarty, the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), and the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Last Updated: 8/3/2020 5:25 PM