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Big Health Data: When Consent Is Not Enough

October 8, 2019 @ 1:05 pm - 1:50 pm

In 2019, India launched the National Digital Health Mission to ready India’s health data ecosystem for the technologies of the future. There is also an urgent need to make health data portable, without comprising security and privacy. At this talk, Rahul Matthan and Satchit Balsari will discuss the implications of global and regional jurisprudence on the generation, exchange, and application of health data in India: Is consent enough? Can health data be owned? How representative are health data in India? Who will benefit from big data? Who will be harmed?
Satchit Balsari (Assistant Professor, Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
The talk will be held on October 8, 2019 at 1:05 pm in Kresge 502. The event is co-organized by the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Global Health and Population, and the South Asian Students Association.
Lunch will be served.
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October 8, 2019
1:05 pm - 1:50 pm
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Kresge 502