Epidemiology and Machine Learning

Elaine Nsoesie


The tutorial will focus on digital epidemiology – the study of the patterns of disease and health, and the factors that influence these patterns using digital technology and data. We will discuss the use of digital data and machine learning for studying and improving health in different populations.

The tutorial has four parts:

Part 1: Introduction to Digital Epidemiology.

Part 2: The use of digital data and technology to study infectious disease outbreaks, chronic diseases and other conditions.

Part 3: The use of digital data and tools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part 4: Ethics, privacy and representation.

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