How can we reduce biases in data-driven technology to make innovations work for all?

Dr Saira Ghafur, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London


Saira's talk at the Genomics England Research Summit (4th May 2022) within the 'The superpowers found in missing data in genomics' session.


 

Saira is the Digital Health Lead at the Institute of Global Health Innovation and Security Science Fellow at ISST, Imperial College London and an honorary consultant in respiratory medicine at St Mary’s Hospital. At Imperial College Saira has spearheaded the College’s collaboration for healthcare cybersecurity. Saira also leads work on evidence generation for digital health, the value of healthcare data and AI and machine learning for health in low and middle income countries. Saira is also the co-founder of two start-ups: Psyma (mental health) and Prova Health (evidence generation in digital health). Saira holds a MSc in Health Policy from Imperial and was also a Harkness Fellow in Health Policy and Practice in New York (2017).