Wednesday, April 18, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Download iCalendar entry for this event.
1730 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC

Going Digital for Development

This panel discussion was on the role of digital technologies, such as digital payments for health (M-Tiba), e-health applications, and blockchain technology, to transform the health sector in developing countries. We explored emerging technologies, the challenges and advantages of using them, and how they can be used to solve global health challenges. We also facilitated a discussion about using public-private partnerships to identify joint priorities to improve access to healthcare using technology and leveraging private expertise on digital technologies. Panelists included health and technology experts from the private sector and multilateral institutions. The event agenda was as follows:

  • Registration and Refreshments: 5:00-5:30 PM
  • Panel Discussion: 5:30-7:00 PM
  • Reception: 7:00-8:00 PM

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Strategic Advisor for Health Financing, PwC Public Sector


Consultant for the Blockchain Lab, World Bank
Senior Program Officer, Bloomberg Philanthropies
Lead Health Policy Specialist, World Bank
Chief Operating Officer, PharmAccess (Netherlands)

Workgroup Co-Chairs

Executive Director, Pact Institute
Director of Communications, International Development Division, Abt Associates
For more information contact Paul Sherman at: events@sidw.org