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LIVE WEBCAST: m-Health Summit comes to the World Bank!, Oct. 28, 9 am - 5:30 pm Washington DC time - Tomorrow!

From: Oleg P.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 5:04 PM

We will see you online tomorrow!

World Bank Day @ m-Health Summit -- m-Health: From Policy to Implementation

When: October 28, 2009, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Washington DC time

You can participate in this event online:

- watch live and recorded webcast at: (please register at:

- follow the event on Social Media: Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, Flickr etc. Please use #mHealth09 as the hashtag in Twitter and other social networks, also #MHS09 for the main event


Jointly sponsored by World Bank Group and UN Foundation/mHealth Alliance, in collaboration with FNIH, NIH and others, the World Bank Day @ mHealth Summit will raise awareness of the possibilities for mobile-enabled innovations for improving health care and health care outcomes in developing countries and seeks to:
? Contribute to putting m-health on the map of the mainstream public health agenda.
? explore options as to how to translate mHealth applications into measurable health outcomes.
? provide concrete examples of experience at the country level – what questions to ask, what to look for, what tools are available, and what are the policy implications for implementation.
? establish a solid basis for future collaboration and continued dialogue on mHealth

This unique one-day workshop at the World Bank will convene over 30 leading experts from key organizations in the m-Health field and will bring together lessons, innovations, and perspectives from the practitioners and policy makers. The workshop will discuss specific case studies and country perspectives on m-health and scaling up mobile innovations in World Bank Health Sector Projects. World Bank mHealth Day is integral part of mHealth Summit (Oct. 29-30) focusing on mobile technologies as a platform for health research and health care delivery. The mHealth Summit is an unprecedented event that will bring together leading researchers, policy-makers, collaborators and visionaries from around the world to exchange ideas, novel approaches, research and findings surrounding mHealth issues both in the United States and in developing countries.

Detailed agenda and background materials can be accessed at

Tips on how to participate in this event via social media.

Follow the eDevelopment Thematic Group channel "eDevelopment" ( and the hashtag "#mhealth09"
( to get updates or use Also ( is posting. To post own messages concerning the event, use the hashtag "#mhealth09". Questions and comments are always welcome!

We would be very happy to have you taking pictures of the event and putting them up on FlickR. We set up a group called "World Bank Day @
mHealth Summit", which is reachable under the URL . If you take pictures, just upload them on FlickR, tag them with the tag "mhealth09" and add them to the pool of the group (just select "Add photos or video " on the group page). You can of course also add your videos here, or on...

If you decide to take videos during the event we also appreciate that! If you upload them on Youtube, please use the tag "mhealth09" to make
it possible for us to find the videos and feature them.

We have a Facebook event page under , join in if you want to connect with fellow attendees. If you want to be notified for future events join our "eDevelopment Thematic Group" - group under .

If there are some important links you want to share - just upload them on Delicious ( and - again - tag them with

If you have any suggestions which other social media sites we can use to easier connect to you - just write to us!

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