|Sent on:||Monday, April 2, 2012 8:44 AM|
ICT4D Meetup Members:
The Careers in Development Club at Johns Hopkins SAIS is hosting an event this Wednesday, April 4th from 4:30-6:00pm on "The State of Global mHealth" with Patricia Mechael, the Executive Director of mHealth Alliance. The event will be held at 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 417. Light refreshments will also be served. Please RSVP here http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3258569469
Here is a description of the event:
The field of mobile health (mHealth) has rapidly evolved in recent years and has shifted focus toward a more strategic approach to leveraging mobile technologies that can strengthen health systems and address critical public health priorities is critical for success. This session, presented by Dr. Patricia Mechael, Executive Director of the mHealth Alliance, will provide an overview of uses, adoption, and implementation strategies for mobile health solutions and will reflect on the successes and challenges of building a multi-stakeholder partnership dedicated to mainstreaming proven mHealth approaches. Dr. Mechael will also give an update on the mHealth Alliance, which launched its refreshed strategy last December, and will discuss ways for the mHealth community to get involved.