Health 2.0

NCI’s Abdul Shaikh on Challenge for Enabling Community Use of Data for Cancer Prevention and Control

Indu Subaiya, Director of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge interviews Abdul Shaikh, Program Director for National Cancer Institute's Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch at NIH about the National Cancer Institute's inspiration in putting together the Enabling Community of Data for Cancer Prevention and Control challenge. Abdul talks about NCI's support of data mash-ups and visualizations related to cancer prevention and the need to create tools for both consumers and policy makers to utilize their data to drive behavior change, and draws inspiration from Hans Rosling's TED talk in 2006


Interview with Abdul Shaikh


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Ross Franklin

good article… I totally agree with the author.

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I think proper technology could help change a lot of behaviors. The industry sure is changing.