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Culture & Education | Thursday 25 May, 2023 2:13 pm |

Announcing the launch of 'AI and Big Data in the Battle Against Covid-19' the new book by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti

We are pleased to announce that H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cybersecurity of the UAE Government, released his new publication, “AI and Big Data in the Battle Against Covid-19.” This fascinating book delves into the bold strategies and smart tactics employed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to beat the COVID-19 pandemic.


The book signing ceremony took place in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), at Booth 10I5, hosted by Trends Research and Advisory.


Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti stated that “the book ‘AI and Big Data in the Battle Against Covid-19’ explores the crucial role of technology in the UAE’s vaccination campaign to help optimize the distribution of vaccines, guaranteeing timely delivery to its citizens.”


He explained that the book sheds light on the instrumental role played by AI and big data in tracking and predicting the virus’s spread, identifying vulnerable populations, and pinpointing high-risk areas for efficient containment and mitigation measures. By leveraging these new-age technologies, the UAE government demonstrated an unwavering commitment to safeguarding the health and well-being of its citizens.  


Al Kuwaiti added that readers will gain invaluable insights into the transformative impact of big data analytics powered by AI in combatting the pandemic, providing inspiration for future endeavors in public health and crisis management.


He noted that the UAE confronted multiple challenges posed by the virus, emerging as a pioneer in harnessing the power of AI and big data to tackle the outbreak head-on. By deploying cutting-edge machine learning algorithms and real-time big data analytics, provided by Presight, the UAE government embarked on a transformative mission to overcome the pandemic.


Presight, a leading provider of AI and big data analytics solutions, played a pivotal role in enabling the UAE’s dynamic response to the pandemic. Its solutions empowered the government to make rapid, data-driven decisions, ensuring the effective implementation of decisive measures in rapidly evolving circumstances.


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