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An interview with Dr Samira Asma of the World Health Organization

Dr Samira talks exclusively with Techerati about the importance of data in navigating health crises, how the World Health Organization has adapted to change during the pandemic and the fundamental importance of collating data relating to life and death.


How to communicate COVID statistics in an era of misinformation

In recent months, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has come under scrutiny from data scientists, public health experts and the statistics regulator over unclear data methodology. When Health Secretary Sajid Javid said in December that the UKHSA had estimated there were around 200,000 omicron infections a day, a number of experts queried the figure and questioned if it was truly that high.


Public should have say on how medical data is used, research suggests

Patients and the general public must be given a say on how their data is used by the NHS, a new report says.

The research from Imperial College London warns that if the public is not “deeply involved” in setting goals and limits on the use of data, it could lose trust in the NHS.


Scientists urge Government to get ahead on brain-computer technology

Britain’s leading scientists are calling on the Government to get ahead of other countries in ensuring ethical risks of using brain-computer technology are properly understood, along with suitable regulations.

The Royal Society says a national investigation should be launched into neural interface technologies, which are devices placed on the outside or inside of the brain designed to interact with a nervous system.


How AI adoption will revolutionise the healthcare system

Leaders in healthcare are increasingly turning to AI to improve diagnosis and screening processes. The technology is now capable of delivering real-time personalised patient care and is bringing the promise of precision medicine ever closer to reality. The Stack recently spoke to Bhushan Desam, global director of AI business at Lenovo DCG, and Dario Garcia-Gasulla, senior… Read More