Health research

  • Jan142020

    Assessing failures of universal health coverage in a regime where the state can be held accountable- the case of Colombia

    This blog originally appeared in Spanish on: Foco económico: un blog latinoamericano de economía y política Sonia Bhalotra (University of…

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  • Dec132019

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gives keynote lecture at Swedish National Health Policy Conference

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gave an invited keynote lecture at the annual Swedish National Health Policy conference on 2 October 2019. The…

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  • Dec032019

    Your Data: Why Should You Care?

    On 3 December 2019, Dr Elena Abrusci, Sabrina Rau (Senior Research Officers) and  Amy Dickens (Doctoral Student) gave a presentation…

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  • Jun182019

    AI for Good but Good for All?

    The Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao opened the third “AI for Good Summit” in Geneva…

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  • Dec122018

    An End to PFI/PF2 – Implications for the Right to Health

    On 29thOctober 2018, Philip Hammond delivered a Conservative Budget declaring an end to austerity and outlining plans for a post-Brexit economy.…

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  • Nov262018

    UN austerity and human rights report highlights Big Data risks in the UK

    Big Data and artificial intelligence are, perhaps surprisingly, a featured highlight in the UN expert’s report on extreme poverty in…

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  • Oct232018

    ALMA-ATA at 40: Its Values are Relevant to the Data Economy

    In 1978 when the Alma-Ata Declaration called on urgent action by all governments to protect and promote the health of…

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  • Aug062018

    Right to health impact assessments needed before using Big Data

    Big Data is transforming health care in multiple ways, from patient management to diagnostic and treatment methods. These new technologies…

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  • May172018

    Beyond privacy: the right to health implications of data sharing partnerships in healthcare

    In November 2015, the Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust transferred over 1.6 million identifiable patient records to DeepMind, an artificial intelligence…

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  • May152018

    Big Data Can Strengthen UPR Monitoring and Promote Improved Policies

    The UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) operates a five-year cycle for all countries to demonstrate compliance with…

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