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Tuesday, May 16 • 16:15 - 16:55
Digital health: Government leadership & cooperation between ICT and health LIMITED

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The Broadband Commission Working Group on Digital Health is co-chaired by the Novartis Foundation and Nokia. The Working Group commissioned Vital Wave to conduct research and to interview digital health leaders from twenty countries to explore the role governments play in developing and implementing digital health. This report documents the results of the exploration with a view to providing practical guidance on leadership, governance and intragovernmental cooperation to leaders in health and ICT who will to adopt a digital health strategy. The work conducted in consultation with the Working Group produced 8 case studies of countries that have achieved success in developing and implementing digital health strategies that can provide insights and takeaways to other countries wishing to join the digital health community. This session will present the findings of the report.

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Carolyn Florey

Director, Collective Impact, Digital Impact Alliance
Carolyn is the Director of Collective Impact for the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL). In this role, she helps coalesce the development community around scaling and increasing the impact and cost effectiveness of digital development investments. Prior to joining the Digital Impact Alliance... Read More →

Tuesday May 16, 2017 16:15 - 16:55 IST