International Innovation interviewed Marcelo D'Agostino, Area Manager for Knowledge Management and Communications at PAHO/WHO, on eHealth developments in the Americas. D'Agostino answers questions such as:
How will the eHealth strategy ensure sustainable development of Member States' health systems? How will these succeed where previous efforts failed?
How are social networking tools being implemented to increase the availability of medical care and to aid the rapidity of decision making and treatment?
Selene Indarte tells us her experience in Uruguay in the field of eHealth. Indarte is a uruguayan doctor and has worked for over 15 years in the field of health informatics. She currently serves as Chief of Health Informatics in SUAT Civil Society, a paramedics company in Montevideo, Uruguay. The interview is available only in Spanish.