Health Emergency Data Science
Humanitarian responders have access to ever more data in the operational sphere but are often unable to utilize it towards better decision-making. This project solicits real challenges facing leading humanitarian organizations & creates transdisciplinary data science design solutions.
In December 2018, the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research and the Lassonde School of Engineering hosted an invite-only workshop at York University. The event brought together participants from five key groups needed to solve complex humanitarian data science challenges: Humanitarian Field & Subject Matter Experts, Humanitarian Innovation Specialists, Data and Computer Science Researchers, Designers & Engineers, Data Ethicists & Governance Specialists.
Lassonde School of Engineering
Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research
Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada
Workshop Presenters & Participants
Presenters were based at the following organizations
United Nations High Commission on Refugees, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, Action Contre La Faim/Action Against Hunger, Catholic Relief Services, REACH Initiative and the International Rescue Committee, American Red Cross, World Food Programme, Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research
Participants were based at the following organizations
ACAPS, Canadian Red Cross, CartONG, CIHR-IPPH, Convergence, Elrha, Global Strategy Lab, Grand Challenges Canada, Groundswell Projects, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, ImmerLearn, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, McMaster University, MSF Canada, National Research Council Canada, New York Times, Pivotal, Purple Compass, Queen’s University, Quoin Inc., Rainmaker Enterprise, Seneca College, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Université de Sherbrooke, University of California Irvine, University of Chicago, University of Toronto, York University
|Global Health & Humanitarianism|
|Data Science, Design, Infectious Disease, Water|
Project Update: Emergency Data Science | 4 September 2019
Design is not just a pretty interface - and other lessons from Emergency Data Science | 20 February 2019
Researchers Facilitate Humanitarian Problem-Solving | 28 November 2018
New Grant Awarded by the CIHR-IPPH | 31 January 2018
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