In the recent West Africa Ebola outbreak, cell phones were heavily used for mass communication, disease tracking, and response coordination.
As part of Mobile Monday Boston, tech experts from Boston-based global health organizations Dimagi and Partners in Health will share their experiences developing and deploying mobile tech for Ebola response. Panelists will touch upon several topics, including:
A Q&A session will follow the presentation. Refreshments (water, soda) and light snacks will be provided. Please email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Panelists: Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson lead Dimagi's efforts in developing mobile applications for 12 organizations working in Ebola response, used by a total of 1,100 people. Partners in Health GIS and mHealth specialist Ermyas Birru has worked in Kono, Sierra Leone to help assess, design and implement mobile technology for Ebola response and health system strengthening. The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Payne who is a Senior Technical Advisor on eHealth initiatives with the United Nations Foundation.
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