Remote Access: Closing the Digital Divide in Global Health
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Applying the latest digital tools to humanitarian responses and global
health projects has always been difficult due to persistent challenges like
remote locations, unreliable electricity, and underdeveloped communications
infrastructure. Increasingly, however, there have been applications, platforms, and
database sharing innovations that have been successfully deployed in places like
Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, and other contexts.
Join us as four information technology experts discuss what it takes to adopt and
adapt current technologies for use in field programs around the world, using up-to-
date technologies to help address the needs of the world’s most vulnerable
This event is FREE, open to the public, and fully accessible.
When & Where
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in more than 60 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe. For more information, please visit www.doctorswithoutborders.org.