The Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health of the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with the Social Protection and Health Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted a new webinar of the series Share-Listen-Act, COVID 19: Strategic dialogue with women leaders in digital transformation of the health sector.

The webinar had the participation of 12 women, all leaders in the area of digital health, who answered to one question: "Why now?" You can listen to a series of podcasts extracted from this webinar.

The topics and experts in this webinar were:

Digital transformation in the Americas
Cristina Pombo, IDB

Strategic networking for digital health
Lauren Wall, MPH, Co-chair, Global Digital Health Network

Digital health and nursing
Janine Sommer, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

Digital human dignity
Carol Hullin, Swinburne University of Technology

Infodemic management
Tina Purnat, EPI-Win, WHO

Digital contact tracing
Patricia Ndumbi, Digital Health, WHO

Telehealth and primary health care
Celeste Savignano, Ministry of Health, Argentina

Information Systems for health systems strengthening
Lea Richards, PAHO/WHO

Crowdsourcing for digital health
Theresa Bernardo, University of Guelp

Digital health for decision making
Daisy Corrales, Former Minister of Health, Costa Rica

The webinar will be moderated by Myrna Marti y Jennifer Nelson

When: November 24, 2020, 09:00 AM - 10:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Language: English and Spanish, with translation available


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