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Bingecast: Data Analytics in Uganda

How can business intelligence and data analytics help medical centers in countries like Uganda care for patients and operate more efficiently? Robert J. Marks discusses data analytics, inefficiency, and medicine with Dr. Peter Kulaba.

Show Notes

  • 00:54 | Introducing Dr. Peter Kulaba
  • 02:13 | Medical challenges facing Uganda
  • 03:54 | Wasting the money used for healthcare
  • 05:09 | Run-down medical facilities
  • 06:44 | Ebola in Africa
  • 09:11 | Living with medical inefficiencies
  • 12:23 | Choosing patients
  • 15:47 | Cellphones in Uganda
  • 19:21 | Doctor’s wages
  • 21:23 | Medical research
  • 22:32 | Realizing how data makes a difference
  • 24:08 | Data analytics for improving medical care
  • 30:50 | The pronunciation of Uganda
  • 32:05 | How data analytics changed Ugandan medicine
  • 40:44 | Making forecasts with business intelligence
  • 41:50 | Graduate work in information science
  • 44:17 | What motivates you?
  • 45:02 | The mission and calling

Additional Resources

  • Peter Kulaba at LinkedIn
  • Idi Amin at Wikipedia
  • The Last King of Scotland at IMDB
  • Articles on throwing away drugs:
    • “Uganda continues to grapple with the challenge of expired medicines and health supplies” at Aidspan
    • “Govt to destroy over 1000 tons of expired drugs” at Daily Monitor
  • Information about ebola in West Africa
  • Sophie’s Choice at IMDB

Bingecast: Data Analytics in Uganda