Join us at the ‘mHealth: Evidence from low & middle-income countries’ Conference



mHealth Conference at UCL

Organised by the University College London Institute for Global Health and Umeå Universities Centre for Global Health Research the first ‘mHealth: Evidence from low- and middle-income countries’ conference will be held in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre at the UCL Institute of Child Health (London) on the 27th and 28th January 2015.

This two day symposium will be attended by academics, health professionals, development practitioners, postgraduate students, the media and public and will be focused on assessing the evidence base for mHealth in low- and middle-income countries and showcasing tangible health outcomes.

Speakers will include:

Dr Kesetebirhan Admasu, Minister of Health, FDR Ethiopia
Prof Peter Byass, Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Umeå University
Prof Anthony Costello, Director, UCL Institute for Global Health
Vishal Diwan, Karolinska Institute
Jean Christophe Fotso, Assoc. Director, Concern Worldwide USA
Dr Ed Fottrell, UCL Institute for Global Health
Dr Caroline Free London School of H&TM
Dr Lucy Fulgence-Silas, Director, D-Tree International (Tanzania)
Anne Geniets, Researcher, University of Oxford
Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief, BMJ
Karin Kallander, Research Advisor, Malaria Consortium
Patty Kostkova, eHealth, City University
Prof Alain Labrique, Director, Johns Hopkins University Global mHealth Initiative
Alice Lakati, Director, Amref Health
Kalub Mataka, Zambia
Dr Garrett Mehl, mHealth for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, WHO
Paul Merry, mHealth Research Manager, GSMA
Moses Mulumba, Director, Centre for Health, Human Rights & Development (Uganda)
Dr Mwendwa E Mwenesi, m-health Coordinator, Ministry of Health & Social Welfare (Tanzania)
Humphreys Nsona, IMCI, Malawi Ministry of Health
Claudia Pagliari, University of Edinburgh
Sabrina Rasheed, Assoc Scientist, ICDDR Bangladesh
Rashmi Josephine Rodrigues, Karolinska Institute
Geoff Royston, Health Analyst & Researcher
Dr Chris Smith, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Daniel Strachan, Institute for Global Health
Sophia Wilkinson, Senior Health Advisor, BBC Media Action
Dr James Wilson, Philosophy Lecturer, UCL

Let’s meet at UCL:

Unfortunately the event is fully booked but will be live streamed (contact Helen Hopkins h.hopkins@ucl.ac.uk to arrange a screening at your institution) and we’ll be hosting a networking dinner and a small mHealth tour at a local Hospital that you might like to join us for alongside the event. Simply add your email address in the following box and I’ll update you with details as they’re confirmed:

Can’t make it?

Check out this comprehensive list of mHealth events being held in 2015.

Related posts:

mHealth Insights from the 2014 GetHealth Summit

mHealth in Emerging Markets (2009)

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