6th Annual State of Global Health Symposium

The Department of Global Health and Po

Global Health and Technology

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Joseph B. Martin Center
77 Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Program overview

2:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population
Ashish Jha, Dean for Global Strategy and K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Harvard Global Health Institute

2:10 p.m. Keynote address: Trade-offs Between Effectiveness, Equity and Sustainability of Emerging Health Technologies in LMIC
Adolfo Rubinstein  National Secretary of Health, Argentina

2:30 p.m. Panel: Transformative Technologies for Global Health

  • Gauri Angrish  Founder & CEO at CAREDOSE
  • Thomas Burke  Chief, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Emergency Department, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Phuong Pham  Director of Evaluation and Implementation Science at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
    Moderated by Winnie Yip,  Professor of the Practice of International Health Policy and Economics

3:10 p.m. Keynote address: Making AI Work for Global Health – Moving Beyond the Hype
Sema Sgaier  Co-Founder and Executive Director, Surgo Foundation

3:30 p.m. Panel: From Concept to Reality: Integrating Technological Innovations for Real World Impact

  • Richard Cash  Senior Lecturer on Global Health
  • Heather Mattie  Executive Director, Master’s Program in Health Data Science
  • Trishan Panch  Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer at Wellframe
    Moderated by Rifat Atun,  Professor of Global Health Systems

4:15 p.m.  Innovation and Global Health Systems Student Presentations
Medication Fraud Prevention
Hurricane Gardens

4:45 p.m.  Views from Participants: How can we Harness New Technologies for Global Health?
Rifat Atun  Professor of Global Health Systems

4:55 p.m.  Closing Remarks
Rifat Atun  Professor of Global Health Systems

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.    Digital Poster Session and Networking Reception