The twelve policy recommendations build upon key themes. Each policy recommendation features a list of actions to accomplish their goals and relevant enablers that should be involved in the process. There is no specific order, and more than one policy recommendation can happen simultaneously.
The following policy recommendations will help stakeholders around the world build and sustain the ecosystem of companies, researchers, and leading thinkers on the potential of using AI to improve urban population health, while respecting regulatory frameworks and ensuring a responsible, ethical approach to the deployment of AI in urban spaces.
They were developed from close analysis of the successes, challenges, priorities, and needs shared by multisectoral experts from both Québec and São Paulo in the use of AI for health. They reflect what has worked well - and what hasn’t - to help policymakers and anyone working to use AI to improve urban population health.
Other cities around the world can apply the following policy recommendations in their own contexts. But engaging with other regions closely can lead to the development of more policies that respond to other challenges and opportunities in the field.