This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
New technologies that use artificial intelligence hold great promise to improve diagnosis, treatment, health research and drug development and to support governments in delivery of public health functions, including surveillance and outbreak response. However, it is also imperative that such technologies put ethics and human rights at the heart of their design, deployment, and use. This report identifies ethical challenges and risks with the use of artificial intelligence in delivering health solutions. It also outlines six consensus principles to ensure AI works to the public benefit of all countries. It contains a set of recommendations that can ensure governance of AI for health maximizes the promise of the technology and holds all stakeholders accountable and responsive to the healthcare workers who will rely on these technologies and the communities and individuals whose health will be affected by its use. It is a useful resource for policy makers. Click here to read the report.