Professor S. Yunkap Kwankam, CEO of GeHCs, was recently interviewed for CreditSuisse’s Podcast Global Investor on the topic of eHealth for all. Professor Kwankam discussed the role of information and communication technology (ICT) and mobile phones in the delivery of health care today. He described the six challenges he sees facing ICT : Creating a “knowledge […]
GeHCs CEO delivers keynote address at ICT4Health conference in Cape Town, South Africa GeHCs CEO, Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam, delivered a keynote address at the ICT4Health Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The South African Medical Research Council hosted the inaugural ICT4Health Conference on September 12 – 13, 2012. This meeting followed on the success […]
GeHCs CEO at WHO workshop on the World Health Organization-International Telecommunications Union national eHealth strategies Toolkit, Geneva July 24-26, 2012. Prof S. Yunkap Kwankam took part in a workshop organized by the World Health Organization. More information on the toolkit is available on the WHO website.
GeHCs CEO at annual meeting of Global eHealth Ambassadors in Lisbon, Portugal GeHCs CEO, Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam in his capacity as Executive Director of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH), attended the Annual meeting of the Global eHealth Ambassadors Program (GeHAP). The GeHAP is an initiative of the ISfTeH, with seed funding […]
Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam recently chaired the second plenary session at the mHealth Summit in Cape Town on May 31st 2012, jointly organized by the GSM Association (GSMA) and the mHealth Alliance. Read more details of the session here.
Prof. S. Yunkap Kwankam, CEO of GeHCs, discusses the potential for eHealth on World Radio Switzerland Business Insight: Rethinking Health Care across the Globe. Find the podcast here.
Advisory Committee meeting at Imperial College, University of London. In his capacity as Executive Director of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH), Professor Kwankam attended this advisory committee meeting to promote the GeHAP, which aims to increase global awareness of eHealth. The GeHA are high-level advocates for eHealth, serving to promote ICT (Information […]
Round table video conference on mobile phones for public health with DfID (Department for International Development, UK), GeHCs & other stakeholders. This roundtable brought together stakeholders from the business domain, mHealth and eHealth experts to discuss opportunities to scale up technology in Africa and identify benefits of an open repository on eHealth.
GeHCs CEO delivers the keynote address at the AITEC (Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs) AfriHealth Conference in Nairobi, November 30, 2011. AfriHealth brings global researchers, medical providers and ICT personnel together to promote dialogue on improving healthcare in Africa. This conference focused on research and development, implementation of ICT technologies and resources, showcasing best […]