Knowledge-sharing mechanisms, implementation research tools and lessons learned from grantees of the UN Innovations Working Group Catalytic mHealth Grant Mechanism for MDGs 4 and 5

posted Sep 29, 2014, 1:21 AM by Jeff Knezovich
2 October, 14:30-16:00, Roof Terrace

This panel highlights the experiences of UN Innovations Working Group mHealth Catalytic Grant Mechanism grantee projects focused on scaling, making sustainable and institutionalizing their maternal and child health mHealth innovations. The panel will showcase three mature projects (IRD, MAMA, mTRAC) to detail elements critical for scaling and institutionalizing mHealth within the health system. Specific tools, emerging findings as well as concepts and metrics relevant for monitoring and assessing mHealth progress toward scale, sustainability, and institutionalization will be presented and discussed.

Moderator: Garrett Mehl, Scientist, WHO, Geneva

  • • Marcha Bekker, Head of Business Development, Praekelt Foundation, South Africa
  • Aamir Khan, Executive Director, IRD, Pakistan
  • Alain Labrique, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA