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eHealthThe focus of the panel would be on how technology and the new paradigm of content aggregation is changing the relationship between people and institutions with respect to eHealth new approaches.  The purpose of the event is to expand our horizons by exploring new ways to share and exchange information.

When: November 18, 2010 from 10:00am – 12:30pm EST



  • To heighten awareness about Innovative tools: on how to access Public Health Information
  • To expand our Horizons: New ways to share and exchange information


10:00 am -10:10 am - Welcome

  • Marcelo D’Agostino Knowledge management and Communications,  Manager
  • Steven J. Phillips, Director, Specialized Information Services, Associate Director, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S.  Department of Health & Human Services
  • About the series: PAHO/WHO/NLM Public Health Information - Innovations Exchanges Stacey J. Arnesen, Director Advisor for Special Projects Specialized Information Services National Library of Medicine


10:10am - 10:30 am David Hale NLM-NIH US National Library of Medicine
10:30am - 10:50 am Peter Murray, CEO Chief Executive Officer, IMIA International Medical Informatics Association UK
11:10am - 11:30 am Charles Friedman, Chief Scientific Officer  US Department of health and Human Services
11:30 am- 11:45 am Patricia Abbott, Johns Hopkins Univ. PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Knowledge, Information Management, Sharing
11:45 am- 12:00 am Elizabeth Ashbourne - Health, Nutrition, and Population Human Development Network, The World Bank

12:00 am- 12:30 pm Questions and Answers-

Closing Remarks:

  • Jon Andrus Deputy Director Pan American Health Organization PAHO/WHO [TBC]
  • Steven J. Phillips, Director, Specialized Information Services, Associate Director, National Library of Medicine,


  • PAHO/HQ Room C
    525 23rd St. NW Washington DC 20037

Language: English

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