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Video: Enhancing Access to Health Care in Latin America through Technology and Innovation

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Increasingly, telemedicine and other innovative medical solutions have been proven to reduce cost of health care and broaden reach, generating attention and becoming the subject of many public-private partnerships in the region. Important innovations in the logistics sector are also enhancing reach of impactful drugs and other medical supplies across Latin America. This program convened a diverse audience comprised of private sector representatives from the pharmaceutical, logistics, and technology sectors in addition to representatives from NGOs, media, government, and academia.


  • David Fox, Vice President, Head of Business Development (Former Head of Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Chemicals), DHL Global Forwarding Americas
  • James Hogan, President, Medtronic Latin America
  • Gustavo Menendez-Bernales, Managing Director, Internet Business Solutions, Cisco Systems
  • Scott C. Simmons, Director of TeleHealth, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (moderator)

Closing address:

Congressman Rogério Carvalho, Brazilian Chamber of Deputies (PT/Sergipe) – via videoconference