GSMA m-health summit in May
MOBILE| March 20, 2012, 11:46 a.m.
The GSMA Mobile Health Summit 2012 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 29 May to 1 June.
Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape, South Africa, will be joined by senior executives from France Telecom, HP, Johnson & Johnson and Vodafone in the keynote programme at the GSMA-mHealth Alliance Mobile Health Summit.
The event will bring together key stakeholders in the mobile health world, from government, private sector and industry, to developers and implementers working on the ground, to further the understanding and to support the improvement of health outcomes and well-being.
The 2012 Mobile Health Summit conference programme will focus on fostering the scale and commercial sustainability of mobile health.
The Summit will again include an exhibition showcase of cutting-edge mobile health solutions from companies including Bulk SMS, CellMEd, mHealth Company, Omron, Preventice, Swissmed and Vodacom. mHealthEd 2012, a partner event presented by iHeed, will also return this year.
The Mobile Health Summit also features the Leadership Forum, an exclusive, invitation-only meeting which will convene national government experts, regulators and policy makers with executives from the mobile industry and select global not-for-profit organisations. The Leadership Forum is sponsored by Vodacom.
For more information, visit http://www.mhealthalliance.org.
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