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The collection, linking and use of data in biomedical research and health care: ethical issues

The report considers the ethical questions raised by advances in information technology and data science in the context of health care and biomedical research. Specifically in relation to privacy and public interest, and the ways in which developments in data science and computing have put...

Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI

The guidelines put forward a set of 7 key requirements that the expert group believes AI systems should meet in order to be deemed trustworthy. A specific assessment list aims to help verify the application of each of the key requirements. The first draft of...

Valuable digitalisation: how local government can play the ‘technology game’ in the public’s interest

The way in which Dutch municipal authorities innovate digitally has an impact on local democracy, the economy, work, social life and the physical environment. In this report, local administrators identify ten perspectives for socially responsible digitalisation.

YouGov survey shows UK public strongly support the analysis of anonymised NHS patient data for medical research, but do not support this being conducted by multinational tech companies

With growing interest in the potential for Artificial Intelligence to find solutions to complex health challenges and relieve pressure on the NHS, a recent YouGov survey of over 2,000 UK adults found that more than three quarters of the public (76%) support the analysis of...

Climate change and health in the regions

The workshop aimed to identify and better understand the likely climate risks (amongst other drivers), to improve our understanding of the factors that increase vulnerability for each of these communities (in relation to human health), and to begin to map out effective adaptation strategies and...
Discussion paper

A conversation about surrogacy in the Northern Territory: discussion paper

Surrogacy refers to an arrangement for a woman to become pregnant and give birth to a child for another couple or single person, with the intention of giving the child to the couple or person once the child is born. The Northern Territory government is...

NZ vision for health technology

This strategy document underpins the New Zealand Health Strategy 2016, which sets the direction New Zealand's health and disability services need to take into the future.

Better connections: your health, your say

The Australian Digital Health Agency is facilitating a national conversation to develop a blueprint for a more modern, digitally connected health system.
Position paper

Policy priorities for the next Australian government: whole of government advisory structures

Australia's peak body for social services has released its election policy priorities for whole of government advisory structures.

Update on proposed reforms to the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006

The Australian Government is proposing reforms to strengthen and improve the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) 2006 (CATSI Act). The reforms are intended to benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations by reducing red tape, especially for small corporations. Other proposed changes seek to...