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Mobile World Congress 2014

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On 24-26 February the annual ECHAlliance conference about mobile health and wellness solutions will take place in Barcelona. Topics such as chronic disease and Active and Healthy Ageing will be heavily featured throughout the sessions.
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Venue: 
Barcelona, Spain

The conference features:

  • Sessions and panels on mobile health e.g. for Active and Healthy Ageing and for chronic diseases such as diabetes 
  • Pre-arranged matchmaking meetings
  • Speakers' corner and exhibition

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Céline Deswarte, Policy Officer for mHealth, European Commission
  • Dr. Ambrose McLoughlin, Secretary General Department of Health Ireland
  • Dr. Craig Friderichs, Head of Health, GSM Association
  • Dominique Legouge, VP Executive European Health Public Procurement Alliance (EHPPA), France
  • Edwin Poots, Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive
  • Dr. Oliver Harrison, CEO Ithaca Health
  • Dr. Sinikka Salo, Deputy Mayor, Responsible for social welfare and healthcare services, Oulu Finland

Key Agenda Items:

  • The Global Promise of Health Technology
  • Connecting References sites, EIP AHA and Ecosystems - breaking down silos, accelerating mobile Health
  • Tackling the global challenge of chronic disease: opportunities for mobile Health
  • Transforming healthcare delivery: success stories
  • A consumer aligned business model for Health & Wellness
  • Taming the beast: breaking away from traditional procurement models
  • Funding for growth: what makes investors invest in Health & Wellness?

More info and registration here.