Invitation from The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the mHealth
To the Guest Speaker Lecture on:
mHealth on the Move
By Patricia Mechael, MHS, PhD, Executive Director, mHealth
When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Eastern Standard Time (
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1:00 - 1:05 pm Welcome Marcelo D’Agostino PAHO/WHO KMC Area Manager
1:05 - 1:25 pm mHealth on the Move
By Patricia Mechael mHealth
1:25 - 1:55 pm Discussion and comments
1:55 - 2:00 pm Wrap-up
To participate Online:
English with Spanish translation available
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There has been rapid increase in the mobile health (mHealth) space, as we are starting to see more evidence, activities, and funding opportunities.
Some mHealth Publications:
- The role of mhealth in the fight against Tuberculosis http://bit.ly/ihggpy
- Advancing the dialogue on Mobile Finance and
- mHealth: New Horizons for Health through
- PAHO/WHO eHealth Regional Strategy http://bit.ly/oarWAh
There are implications for each of these opportunity areas that must be accounted for by mHealth stakeholders to ensure we create an enabling environment.
In line with PAHO’s mission, the mHealth field is in need of strategic collaboration to strengthen health systems and advance health outcomes.
Improve the community’s understanding of trends in the fast-growing mHealth ecosystem and identify opportunities for collaboration among partners to improve health outcomes.
Avrille Hanzel firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 202-778-1623
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