The field of public health has seen major methodological progress in recent years, catalyzed in no small part by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, researchers are using new types of data and new analytical tools to measure, track, and analyze health trends, interventions, and behaviors. On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 – Thursday, April 1st, 2021, CEGA and the World Bank Group will co-host our 7th Annual Measuring Development Conference: Emerging Data and Methods in Global Health Research. The online event will showcase applications of these new data and tools to health challenges in low- and middle-income countries.
A preliminary agenda can be found below (subject to change):
8:00 am PST Opening remarks: Arianna Legovini, Head of Development Impact Evaluation (DIME), (World Bank)
8:15 am PST Session 1: Leveraging Online and Social Media Data for COVID-19 Responses
Q&A (10 minutes)
9:30 am PST Keynote Address: Ziad Obermeyer, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management and CEGA Faculty Affiliate, UC Berkeley
10:10 am PST Coffee Break
10:20 am PST Session 2: Novel Data and Methods for Disease Tracking and Response
1st Q&A (10 minutes)
2nd Q&A (10 minutes)
12:00 pm PST Panel: Health, Data, and the Environment
1:00 pm PST Coffee Break
1:10 pm PST Lightning Talks
Other lightning talks TBD
Workshop: Atlas AI’s public data resources for the global health community
Thank you for joining our March 31st online conference, “Measuring Development: Data Integration and Data Fusion.” See the complete schedule with includes links to presentations and papers. We will be posting video recordings of the talks in the coming weeks. Participants learned how new...
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