Can GPT replace doctors?
GPT, the brain powering the disruptive ChatGPT technology, is changing the world so quickly. The stunning quality of the bot has signaled that AI is going to be the new revolution, the new Internet, and much more quickly than most have predicted. Some experts are scared enough  to call for a pause in development before things get out of control....[read more

The value of health data in national registers: A scientific research and healthcare quality improvement tool
Several commonly observed pathologies in healthcare services, such as acute or chronic neurological and cardiovascular diseases, systemic diseases, and hereditary diseases, continue to present challenges in terms of diagnosis and patient orientation. These diseases have been extensively studied to constantly evolve management recommendations....[read more]

AI for Healthcare in Morocco: Advances and Challenges
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been identified as a game changer in the healthcare industry around the world, including Morocco. In recent years, Morocco has seen a growing adoption of AI technology in healthcare, with both the private and public sectors making significant progress...[read more]

The Ethics of AI in Healthcare: Balancing Innovation with Privacy and Security
Declaring the extensive presence of AI in the healthcare industry seems to have happened in the blink of an eye. However, AI is at the pinnacle of its hype cycle ...[read more]

Governing Responsible AI and Data for Development Healthcare iteration MENA’s ascendance into AI and health Innovation
Around the world, artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing ...[read more]

Artificial Intelligence in our Hospitals: Opportunities and Risks
After a long Artificial intelligence (AI) winter, AI-based technologies have been achieving stunning results, perhaps declaring a new era of AI-powered technologies. Recently, ChatGPT demonstrated an extraordinary ability in generating text or computer programs that usually can not be differentiated from human written ones...[read more]
Advances in Autoencoders for Healthcare
Autoencoders, or self-learning codes, help solve problems with data classification and understanding. These codes are used extensively in the computer field, but have recently gained traction in healthcare as well. In this blog article, we will explain what an autoencoder is and how it can be used to solve several different problems in healthcare....[read more]
Unlocking the Power of Big Data: Revolutionizing Healthcare for Improved Patient Outcomes
The healthcare industry is undergoing a major transformation thanks to big data. With the help of advanced analytics and machine learning, healthcare professionals now have access to vast amounts of patient data, allowing them to make more informed decisions and improve patient outcomes....[read more]
The application of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques in healthcare
In recent years, the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques have been rapidly increasing in the field of healthcare. With AI and ML, health organizations are able to diagnose conditions faster, create more accurate patient profiles, and even automate certain processes such as drug development.....[read more]
Data Considerations for Effective and Responsible Medical AI Ecosystem
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has propelled medicine and healthcare in ways that were inconceivable a decade or two ago. Subfields including deep learning and generative AI transformed many areas in the medical field from patient care to diagnostics and drug discovery.....[read more]

Catalyzing the Creation of a Data Ecosystem
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are living in an extremely fragile environment:  they are under occupation, deprived of their basic human rights, have no control over their borders, … [read more]

Unlocking the Data Potential in MENA
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the “data baseline” is extremely low.  Universities and higher educational institutions have very few Data analytics and AI programs,  … [read more]

 Building Capacity in Data Literacy for Human Rights Actors
In preparation for its training course on data literacy for human rights workers and activists, the Center for Continuing Education (CCE) at Birzeit University held a consultative meeting .… [read more]

Empowering Research, Service Delivery and Social Good through Open Access to Health Data in Palestine
Data is the fuel of the 4th industrial revolution. A few years ago it was described as the new oil of the 21st century - following advances in data analytics tools, reduced cost of infrastructure... [read more]

Fintech as a Data Empowered Industry
Financial Technology (FinTech for short) grew significantly after the great recession in 2008 when traditional financial institutions and practices could not withstand the 4th industrial revolution and the emerging market dynamics...[read more]

Transforming Education and Learning with Data and Analytics
The Palestinian education system (along with a number of countries in MENA) was not doing well even before the Covi19 pandemic which only added insult to the injury...[read more]

Forging a Partnership on Data Governance with the Public Sector
The Center for Continuing Education at Birzeit University (CCE) joined the data revolution efforts in 2016 through an IDRC funded project along with American University of Cairo and AL-Akhawayn University in Morocco....[read more]