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Data Science lunch time chat with Prof. Matthew Chersich

When: Wednesday, 30 March 2022 - Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Where: Online Event

and at IBM at Tshimologong, 41 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Start time:13:00

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The role of data science in driving the health sector response to the climate crisis: The HEAT Center and HIGH Horizons projects.

Matthew Chersich works as a Research Professor in the Directorate of Climate and Health at Wits RHI. His career spans more than 20 years working in public health research in Africa. Matthew’s work on climate change centers on quantifying the impacts of high temperatures on maternal health and interventions to reduce those impacts. His training encompassed clinical medicine at Wits, public health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and doctoral studies at the University of Ghent, Belgium. He is leading the HEAT Center, a new data science project across Africa within the NIH DS-I Africa Initiative, and is co-leading several other climate and health projects.


• Welcome and Introduction • Speaker: Prof. Matthew Chersich • Questions • Closing 

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