PAHO/WHO Virtual Seminar Series: eHealth in the Americas
Knowledge and information sharing among PAHO member states and stakeholders is one of the key elements of PAHO's eHealth Strategy. The seminar series "eHealth in the Americas" aims at contributing to the debate by featuring different themes of relevance and key players working on eHealth globally. It promotes knowledge sharing among people and institutions as well as convergence in the implementation of eHealth National Strategies and plans of action. It also seeks to inform public health stakeholders and other decision makers in the health sector so that they can better take part in the debate.
The eHealth Strategy and Plan of Action for the Americas promotes knowledge and information sharing among member states and stakeholders. To that end, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) launches the eHealth Seminar Series on Friday, October 5, 2012.
The seminars will discuss different themes of relevance and key players working on eHealth globally to ensure knowledge sharing among people and institutions and convergence in the implementation of eHealth National Strategies and plans of action, and also to inform public health stakeholders and other decision makers in the health sector, to better take part in the debate.
eHealth and the Rockefeller Foundation Experience and Vision
Karl Brown joined the Rockefeller Foundation in 2006. As Associate Director of Applied Technology, Brown is focused on the application of information technology to the programmatic work of the foundation. He is working on exploring and nurturing imaginative uses of technology by Rockefeller grantees, and improving collaboration and knowledge management within the Foundation.
Prior to joining the Rockefeller Foundation, Brown worked as the Chief Technical Officer of GNVC, an NGO that fostered entrepreneurship in Ghana. Previously, Brown was a technical team lead with Trilogy, where he developed and deployed enterprise systems and consumer-facing websites for Fortune 500 companies such as Ford and Nissan. Brown received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs.