Event

04/11/2013 08:30 am - 10:00 am

Transforming Health and Wellness in Africa with Modern ICT

Washington, DC ~ Members Only


RESCHEDULED! NEW DATE: Thursday, April 11, 2013

The Corporate Council on Africa’s
ICT and Health Working Groups
present

Transforming Health and Wellness in Africa with Modern ICT:
Opportunities for Employers and Entrepreneurs


with guest speaker:
Mr. David Aylward
Senior Advisor on Global Health and Technology, Ashoka;
Former Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance

Thursday, April 11, 2013
8:30-10:00 a.m.

The Corporate Council on Africa
1100 17th Street, N.W. │ Washington, D.C. 20036

A light breakfast will be provided.

Please RSVP as soon as possible. This is a CCA-Members Only event.

David Aylward, Senior Advisor of Global Health and Technology at Ashoka, will be speaking at a joint ICT and Health Working Group Meeting to provide members an overview of mHealth, discussing trends, challenges and evaluating successful models and opportunities for employers and entrepreneurs. Based on his role at Ashoka, a 30 year-old global organization that identifies and invests in social entrepreneurs, Mr. Aylward is focused on transforming health and wellness for disadvantaged people using modern information and communications technologies, especially wireless, deployed by new combinations of citizen, public and private organizations. Prior professional experience includes serving as the first Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance until March 2011, which is dedicated to enabling quality health, and the delivery of quality healthcare to the farthest reaches of wireless networks. Aylward has 40 years of experience in public policy, information technology and communications in both the public and private sectors.

For questions, please contact ICT Manager, Justin Tinsey at jtinsey@africacncl.org or Health Director, Ashleigh Cooper at acooper@africacncl.org.


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