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Local talent should code Africa’s algorithmic health infrastructures

Alaoui Soulimani, Amina (2022) Local talent should code Africa’s algorithmic health infrastructures. Africa at LSE (15 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Africa’s fourth industrial revolution has been dominated by discourses of infrastructure transformation which include digital healthcare. It is no secret that several smart hospitals in Africa are built through foreign direct investment. Amina Alaoui Soulimani argues that beyond the colonial gaze with which several of these hospitals are established, it is important to explore whether local talent should drive this innovation, and what these technologies mean for the management of patients’ personal data.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2022 13:00
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2022 13:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/116471

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