Sponsored by the McGoldrick Professional Development Program in Public Health
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
8am-noon EDT; 2-6pm CAT; 3-7pm Uganda and Tanzania time
Opening remarks from Marcello Pagano
Professor of Statistical Computing
Director, McGoldrick Professional Development Program
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard Chan School
Keynote address from Dr. Sikhulile Moyo
“How pathogen genomics data has shaped global public health in the era of COVID-19”
To listen to Dr. Moyo’s talk, please click here.
“Be smart about your health; Think critically, make smart choices” By Ronald Ssenyonga, Makerere University, Uganda
“Discrete time-to-event models with frailty: A case study of infant mortality in Sierra Leone” by Fundiswa Mdluli and Jesca Batidzirai, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
“Neurodevelopment Services Availability and Readiness” by Harriet Babikako and Ezekiel Musasizi, Makarare University, Uganda
“Spatio-Temporal and statistical prediction models of human infectious diseases in East African countries” by Muhammed Semakula, University of Hasselt | University of Rwanda | Rwanda Biomedical Centre, Rwanda
Workshop in Data Visualization led by Amy Zhou
Amy present an overview of how to convey complex insights from research datasets using data visualization tools. For those familiar with R software, she presented code and guidance for presenting such data visualizations. Complete materials from her workshop can be found here.
Opportunities to network!
We had participants from nine countries join to discuss opportunities for collaboration.
Closing remarks from Henry Mwambi
Professor of Statistics
School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Principal Investigator, DSI-Africa Programme