Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
21 January 2020
Egypt Partakes in 8th ITU/WHO Workshop on AI for Health

Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is remotely participating in the Eighth International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and World Health Organization (WHO) Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health, on January 21, followed by the Eighth Meeting of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) Focus Group on AI for Health (FG-AI4H), on January 22-24, in Brasilia, Brazil.
The events are hosted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in collaboration with the ITU Regional Office for the Americas.
The aim of the workshop is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, practitioners, entrepreneurs and policy-makers to discuss standardization opportunities and challenges for the assessment of AI for health solutions, and to identify use cases and data required for the evaluation and validation with open benchmarks.
The meeting will include an evaluation of the progress of FG-AI4H toward its mandate, to develop a platform for the standardized assessment of AI for health. In addition, the feasibility of new use cases will be considered, and overarching themes will be discussed.

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