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Third Meeting of the DS-I Africa Consortium
3 November - 9 November 2023

  • Dr Angela Koech - Participant

    UZIMA-DS: UtiliZing health Information for Meaningful impact in East Africa through Data Science (Co-investigator)

    Angela is a research physician scientist (Obstetrician) at the Aga Khan University's Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health, East Africa and an Assistant professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She also holds an MSc in Epidemiology (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and a Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Aga Khan University). Angela has over 7 years' experience in clinical research in maternal and newborn health. She is a member of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health project within the UZIMA-DS project. Her research interests are: hypertension in pregnancy and its risk factors; aetiology of preterm birth/low birth weight, anaemia in pregnancy, the role of ultrasound and other diagnostics in routine antenatal care in low resource settings. Her interests in data science are around the use of large maternal datasets to predict adverse maternal outcomes and the use of AI to simplify ultrasound assessments in pregnancy.