ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The third annual Global Digital Health Forum (formerly the Global mHealth Forum), will kick off on December 13 with an opening plenary session featuring thought leaders from USAID, Gates, Johnson & Johnson, Merck. These industry titans and digital health funders will explore technology-enabled strategies and opportunities they believe have the most potential to revolutionize global health and development challenges.
The Global Digital Health Forum, presented by the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) in partnership with the Global Digital Health Network and USAID, brings together public and private sector organizations to share the latest evidence, experiences and lessons learned on new applications and approaches in digital health. The Global Digital Health Forum is the preeminent global digital health event; a two-day Forum focused on catalyzing change in healthcare through advancing the use of digital technologies for improved health in low and middle income countries (LMICs). "Global Digital Health Forum attendees will have the opportunity to learn from leading experts about emerging health trends in low- and middle-income countries, and discover how to tap into emerging innovations and funding priorities," said Heidi Good Boncana, Co-Chair, The Global Digital Health Network. "We are very pleased to kick off our event with a dynamic and engaging plenary session that will provide important guidance and a glimpse into the future of digital health around the world." The Forum will offer opportunities for collaboration in mobile and connected health in low resource settings worldwide, including over 90 speakers, thought leaders and stakeholders discussing new and developing trends and state-of-the-art digital health tools for LMICs and elsewhere.