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Friday, May 15 • 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Delivering health service through ICT in rural communities- Stories from Bangladesh - Workshop

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With 1 doctor for 2500 patients, where most doctors are concentrated in urban hubs while 70% of the country resides in rural communities, access to healthcare in Bangladesh is a significant challenge. Efforts are already underway to leverage the country’s extensive mobile network coverage to connect rural patients to urban doctors in a manner that allows sound diagnosis and treatment. This session is an opportunity to learn about these efforts and ask “What’s next?”

avatar for Rubayat Khan

Rubayat Khan

Chief of Research & Innovation, mPower Social Enterprises
Design thinking (HCD) for ICT4D, predictive modeling and data science for development, mobile based health & agri service delivery in underserved areas.


Abbas Bhuiyan

Deputy Executive Director, ICCDRB

Matthew Guilford

Head of Global Health, Telenor Digital

Friday May 15, 2015 1:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Lecture Theatre 13 (LT13) Block NS2 NS2-04-11

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