The mHealth Alliance works with a wide variety of partners to advance innovation and impact in the health field by convening stakeholders to resolve critical challenges through facilitating knowledge-sharing between the global health and information technology communities; helping to establish open standards-based health technology platforms; enhancing cross-sectoral communication flows through conferences and the HUB (Health UnBound) online community; engaging widely with global and local healthcare ecosystems to help broker the Public-Private Partnerships and Collaborations necessary for success; and by prototyping and helping deploy sustainable and scalable mHealth solutions.
Founding partners include the Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Vodafone Foundation, GSM Association, and PEPFAR.
The mHealth Summit
The 2010 mHealth Summit, a partnership of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), the National Institutes of Health and the mHealth Alliance, is the leading U.S. conference advancing cross-sector collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes. The 2010 mHealth Summit, to be held November 8-10 at the Walter E. Convention Center, will connect leaders in government, private sector/industry, academia and not-for-profit organizations to advance discussion and decision-making related to the intersection of mobile technology, health research, and policy in the United States and abroad.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Ted Turner, Chairman, United Nations Foundation; Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer; Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation; Francis S. Collins, Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health; and Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean of Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health and former Minister of Health, Mexico. A debate on the digital efficiency of mobile health will cap the 3-day event. Learn more about this event.