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2019 Global Digital Health Forum

Monday, December 9, 2019 – Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
United States


Abt staff will share research at the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum, a meeting that brings together over 600 government stakeholders, digital health technologists, researchers, donors, implementers and field experts from across the globe. The theme for this year’s event is Celebrating Innovation and Supporting Proven Practices at Scale; attendees will see how emerging technologies and approaches can dramatically improve health outcomes.

The following presentations feature Abt staff:


Monday, December 9, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | White Oak B
Using Digital Data to Improve Health Outcomes
Moderator: Emily Mangone, Abt Associates

Monday, December 9, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | Brookside A
Private and Public Sector Experiences in Addressing Sustainability
Moderator: Pamela Riley, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 10, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | White Oak A
User-Centered Design of a Mobile Application for TB Screening, Tracking, Referral, and Reporting in the Private Sector in Nigeria
Bolanle Olusola-Faleye, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 10, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | White Oak A
Development and Implementation of an On-Demand Audio Job Aid for Family Planning Providers through a Sustainable MNO Partnership in Nigeria
Paulina Akanet, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 10, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. | Salon A-D
Validating Use of Satellite Data for Household Enumeration in Rural Ethiopia
Solomon Beza Wasse, Abt Associates


Monday, December 9, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Salon A-D
TB STARR: A Mobile App and Dashboard for Tuberculosis Screening and Case Notification in Nigeria
Emily Mangone, Abt Associates


Tuesday, December 10, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Elevating the Visibility of Low-Level Providers in the Private Sector: Using a Mobile Reporting Platform to Encourage Reporting Into DHIS2
Farhan Yusuf, Anna Wadsworth, Abt Associates