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

MUDSReH-PUBGEM-DSI Africa Workshop

Centering Ethics and Global Equity in Medical Imaging Research and Innovation

Welcome to the Centering Ethics and Global Equity in Medical Imaging Research and Innovation Workshop!

We are looking forward to your valuable input and contributions on Sunday, 5th of November 2023.

Venue: Auditorium, Serena Hotel, Kigali or Zoom

Registration for virtual attendees:


Welcome and Introductions: Facilitator: Seraphin Nguefack
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome and expectations of the DSI-Africa Research-ELSI-HUBs partnerships Jay Churchill-NIH
09:05 - 09:15 Why we need to center ethics and equity in global medical imaging research Celestino Obua, MUDSReH
09:15 - 09:25 Ethical and equity concerns around data science for clinical imaging in MUDSReH Jessica Haberer, MUDSReH
Session 1: Embedding Ethics and Equity in the design of medical imaging research & innovation.
Facilitator: Jessica Haberer
09:25 - 09:45 Mitigating Model Bias in AI for Medical Imaging Po-Chih Kuo, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
09:45 - 10:05 Embedded Ethics Amelia Fiske, Technical University of Munich, Germany
10:05 - 10:25 Moderated Discussions William Wasswa, MUDSReH
10:25 - 10:45 Tea Break
Session 2: Sharing Experiences: Ethics and Global Equity in Medical Imaging Research
Facilitator: Carmen de Kock
10:45 - 11:05 Vector Embeddings to Democratise the Use of Medical Images for Artificial Intelligence William Wasswa, MUDSReH
11:05 - 11:25 Visualising Equity in Global Medical Imaging Collaborations: A Scientometric Study in Medical Computer Vision Rogers Mwavu, MUDSReH
11:25 - 11:45 Ethics & Equity in Medical Imaging: A Personal Academic Journey Tinashe Mutsevengwa, COBIP
11:45 - 12:30 Moderated Discussions Jessica Haberer/Edith Wakida
12:30 - 12:40 Next Steps and Closing Remarks Ambroise Wonkam & Celestino Obua
Rapporteurs: Nchangwi S Munung and Samantha Mary