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"Big Data for Health" Initiative by Bloomberg, Dhaka Bangladesh

Join me in #Dhaka, Bangladesh on 5th and 6th November at the #International Conference on #Big #Data for #Public #Health, a two-day event that will advance and identify promising Big Data applications that could significantly advance health outcomes for the people of Bangladesh. Partner @Bloomberg Philanthropies @D4H - Data for Health Access to Information #Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), #Bangladesh #dhaka #digitalhealth #innovation #bigdata




Effective #decision-making about #public #health policies and programs require robust data and rigorous analysis. However, the nature of both “data” and “analysis” are being fundamentally transformed. The explosive growth of smart devices, remote sensing/imaging technologies, and social media are generating streams of electronic data that are voluminous, varied, and high velocity. Deriving #insights from these #emerging sources (generally referred to as “Big Data”) often require #data #mining techniques that are significantly diffe…