Meetings & Presentations

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Real-time data for decision making


        Informed decision making starts with the availability of good quality, timely data. This session describes 3 initiatives that make data available in real time to inform decision making. In Malawi, UNICEF used ODK to implement a social accountability ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Making the business case for digital health


      The cost of digital health interventions has been seen as a barrier to scaling and sustaining programs. Similarly, the high cost of training health workers is a key cost for countries as they build the skills of their workforce. However, digital health ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Electronic Medical Records


    This session will highlight lessons from the development, implementation, and transition of electronic medical records in developing countries. Participants will hear about the benefits of an interoperable EMR: there is a unified data format, providers ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Disease surveillance (eIDSR) and response


      This session showcases the implementation of electronic disease surveillance programs in three countries in Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Guinea, and Tanzania. In this session, participants will learn about the development, pilot, and ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Uganda’s roadmap for integration of Digital Health systems for health information exchange


    This session will discuss the roadmap to integrate Uganda’s health information systems. Uganda is using digital health to improve the timeliness and accuracy of public health reporting and to facilitate disease monitoring and surveillance. However, ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Making the most out of all that data: Leveraging small & big data to improve health outcomes


    The digital health ecosystem is increasingly interrelated. Countries are confronted with an abundance of data. Adding big data sources like population and geographic data creates an unprecedented amount of data available... but is it being used to it' ...

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    Posted on: January 14, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Evaluating results of direct-to-consumer services—harder than you might think


    Session at the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum. presenters include: Abdul Momin Kazi, Aga Khan University Lianne Gonsalves, World Health Organization Jessica Watterson, University of California Berkeley and IDEO Emily Mangone (MODERATOR), Abt Associates ...

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    Posted on: January 11, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Registration, Management, and Dispensation of Pharmaceutical Commodities


    This session highlights innovations for registration, management, and monitoring of pharmaceutical information and commodities. In this session participants will learn 1) how the integration of ePrescribing, eDispensing, and Managed Pharmaceutical ...

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    Posted on: January 11, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    Playing Games to Save Lives – Bringing Serious Gaming to Behavior Change


    The ACCELERATE project’s Think | BIG (Behavioral Integration Guidance) process is an evidence-driven systems approach to behavior change. The process demonstrates the need to have all elements in place at the same time for the same audience for behaviors ...

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    Posted on: January 11, 2019 - Global Digital Health Forum Presentations

    So many digital interventions, so little time: How to pick (and cost) digital health interventions


    This session introduces a process to help ministerial health program managers, decision-makers, and digital health implementers describe their health system needs and choose digital technologies with the necessary functionality to meet those specific ...

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