Call for Concept Notes: Public eHealth Innovation and Equity

 

eSAC Project-  Innovation Competition
Public eHealth Innovation and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean (eSAC)

Call for Concept Notes:
Equity-Oriented, ICT-based Public Health Solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean


Deadline for Submission: 5:00 PM EST on December 7, 2012


Website: http://bit.ly/S80EX3

Public eHealth Innovation and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean (eSAC) is a project that aims at improving the health of disadvantaged groups and contributing to the advancement of equity in health in the Region, by nurturing and promoting innovation in public health that is based on information and communication technologies (ICTs).

eSAC uses the term ‘Public eHealth’ to identify any ICT-based application related to the different aspects of public health and related disciplines. The project is funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and jointly implemented by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the People, Health Equity and Innovation Research Group (Phi Group) at the University of Toronto.

Through this call, eSAC hopes to stimulate creativity and intellectual cooperation in the Region by promoting the development and sharing of highly innovative, effective, Public eHealth solutions with the potential to promote equity in health.

eSAC invites researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean to submit innovative ICT-based solutions to problems and challenges in public health