Coronavirus (682) COVID 19 Digital Health and Information Systems for Health: Webinar Series

30 May, 2020

PAHO/WHO Equity, Health and Human Development - Lista Equidad

More than ever, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are crucial to allow governments and institutions to fulfill their missions in providing services to the population, and individuals to access information and receive healthcare services.

In the spirit of contributing to the Universal Health Coverage on leaving no one behind, and to support the Sustainable Development Goals on enhancing international cooperation towards innovation, knowledge sharing and capacity building, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), through the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health, and in collaboration with the Social Protection and Health Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Webinar Series: Share-Listen-Act, COVID 19: The potential of Digital Health and Information Systems for Health in the fight against the pandemic.

When: June 1st @ 10am to 11:30am (GMT -04:00)



Welcome Remarks: Sebastian Garcia Saisó, Director, Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH/PAHO/WHO)

Opening Remarks: Ferdinando Regalia, Division Chief, Social Protection and Health, IDB and Jarbas Barbosa da Silva, Assistant Director, PAHO/WHO


Detect, Prevent, Respond, Recover Digitally: Jennifer Nelson, Specialist in Digital Health Solutions, IDB

Challenges and opportunities of Digital Health: Daniel Luna, Director Health Informatics, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

Understanding the Infodemic and Misinformation: Tina Purnat, Department of Digital Health and Innovation, Science Division, World Health Organization.

Moderator: Marcelo D'Agostino, Senior Advisor, Information Systems and Digital Health , EIH/PAHO/WHO

Language: Speakers will present in their native language (Spanish and English)

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