Africa Machine learning and Health Workshop

@ Deep Learning Indaba, Tunis, Tunisia | 25-26 August 2022

In-person participation limited to 50 individuals

Register now to secure a spot

Join us in celebrating machine learning (ML) research for health from researchers in Africa and connect with researchers working on problems related to health in Africa.

We provide a space for open dialogue about the state and potential of ML in Digital Health across Biomedical Informatics / Health Informatics, Bioinformatics and Mobile Health. Helping to identify issues for Africa in the Digital Health space that impact using machine learning as well as spotlighting successes stories that provide important insights.

The SisonkeBiotik aims to be an incubator for developing capacities in Africa for machine learning in digital health through open and participatory community action.


DAY 1 - 25 August 2022 (in-person and online)

DAY 2 - 26 August 2022 (only online)

Lightning talks

Participants of the Deep Learning Indaba will have the opportunity to present a 15min lightening talk related to work carried out in machine learning and health for Africa.

Submit an application to present as part of registering for the workshop.


An unconference is a participant-driven meeting where topics for discussion are chosen by participants.

For semi-unconference, topics for discussion are chosen ahead of the event to provide more time for discussion.

Suggest topics to discuss as part of registering for the workshop



PySyft (Privacy Preserving AI) for Healthcare

Organizing team



Wikimedia Foundation

Data Engineering and Semantics Research Unit