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Digital Health has the potential to advance the Sustainable Development Goals, to support health systems in all countries, and to ensure a greater impact on health and disease prevention. Emerging technologies are on the rise and have already made their breakthrough in health and humanitarian settings. The policy landscape is evolving and privacy regulations are changing how we collect and store information. To enlighten us, inspire us, and better prepare us for what’s to come, we have developed an event program to help shape dialogue, discussion, and action. We have thought leaders in the fields of data use and analytics, cloud technologies and artificial intelligence, policy/regulation, and sustainability. Learn how organizations can work together to solve challenges in the international humanitarian and development sector through technology-enabled solutions. Have a look at the event program below, browse the attendee directory and start your networking early!
Wednesday, October 30 • 10:00 - 10:45
Introduction to UAVs and their Potential Integration into Developing Countries’ Health Supply Chains

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In ongoing efforts to increase availability and access to lifesaving health commodities to those in need and fill significant service gaps in public health supply chains, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones can be deployed strategically for advantageous integration into existing supply chain systems. This session will outline how UAVs can be integrated into public health supply chains to improve health outcomes, while building the capacity of local stakeholders and partners in sustainably managing the technology. The presenter will also share the exploration of the benefits, costs and operational considerations on the use of drones for public health delivery.

Speakers
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Ashley Greve

Warehousing and Distribution Analyst, USAID GHSC-PSM
Ashley Greve currently works as the Warehousing and Distribution Analyst on the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project. Previously, Ms. Greve worked for three years on the GHSC-PSM Country Programs team as a project management specialist... Read More →


Wednesday October 30, 2019 10:00 - 10:45
Auditorium H8-01

Attendees (9)