Call for Papers: mHealth Summit in Cape Town, June 6-9

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The inaugural GSMA-mHA Mobile Health Summit will be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa on 6-9th June 2011. Taking advantage of the global reach and initiatives of the GSMA and mHealth Alliance, the Summit will encourage the collaboration and relationships needed to realise the potential of mobile health.

The event promises to bring together the health and mobile worlds. It will deliver a cutting-edge conference programme and numerous business opportunities with key executives from mobile operators, insurance groups, pharma companies, healthcare providers, doctors, research centres, equipment manufacturers, infrastructure vendors, applications developers and integrators from around the globe.

The mission of the Mobile Health Summit is to convene these many players to highlight best practices across the world and unveil the business opportunities these services represent. We will rely on our Call for Papers process to help inform and develop the Mobile Health Summit agenda, and we look forward to your submission here.

Below are the key areas that we’ll be focusing on in the 2011 agenda. Submissions are not strictly limited to this list of topics and we welcome proposals for alternate subjects.

  • Assisted/independent living
  • Business models
  • Cloud computing
  • Connected Devices
  • Developed vs emerging economies
  • Digital medical records
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
  • Medical Compliance
  • Mobile Health Applications
  • Mobile Health ecosystem
  • mWellness
  • Payments & Reimbursement
  • Platform architecture
  • Point of Care Diagnostics
  • Prevention/Promotion
  • Privacy and security
  • Regulation
  • Supply chain efficiency
  • Others

The Call for Papers will close at 23:59 GMT on Friday 11th March 2011