AIMS and Baden-Württemberg International (BW_i) organize a virtual conference on digitization and health



AIMS and Baden-Württemberg International (BW_i) organize a virtual conference on digitization and health

KIGALI, Rwanda, April 21, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and Baden-Württemberg International (BW_i) have launched a virtual scientific conference under the theme “How can contribute digitization to a more resilient global health ”. Launched to bring together young scientists from Africa and Germany, the two-day event (April 20-21) will provide a unique platform for knowledge sharing, facilitate networking, and draw insights from experts in digitization and global health.

“The theme of this conference fits perfectly with our current global context, in terms of crisis management, global cooperation, leadership and, most of all, science for advancement,” said Lydie Hakizimana, CEO of AIMS. “There is no doubt that ICTs present new opportunities for the global advancement agenda, in particular the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. We cannot overstate the benefits of strategically harnessing these ICTs in global health, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure prompt care, efficient data management, accurate scientific communication, and driven decision-making. for data science, “he said. .

“We have organized the conference ‘Tackling Global Challenges Together’ to foster scientific collaboration between Baden-Württemberg and Africa as an overarching goal,” said Dr. Christian Herzog, CEO of BW_i. “We truly believe that we cannot and will not be able to tackle our global challenges on our own. Let us share our experiences and knowledge not only for better scientific results, but also for the good of all. “

The conference series “Tackling Global Challenges Together” will help to establish stronger scientific exchange and collaboration between researchers and scientists from African countries and the German state of Baden-Württemberg. In addition to keynote speeches and expert breakout sessions, the conference will also feature idea presentations, speed ‘matchmaking’, informal virtual coffee rooms and workshops.

Participating institutions include the University of Cape Town, Heidelberg Institute for Global Health (HIGH) – Heidelberg University, Maseno University, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Tübingen University, eye2you GmbH, Abdou University Moumouni – Niamey, University of Quebec, University of Ghana, Rwanda Institute of Conservation Agriculture (RICA), IDEMS International, University of Pretoria, South Africa, African Health Research Institute, University of Strathmore, African Mathematics Initiative (AMI), World Health Organization, Deep Learning Indaba and Rwanda Biomedical Center.

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