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Abt is a proud sponsor of the 2023 Global Digital Health Forum, the leading global public health industry networking and relationship-building opportunity for technology vendors, donors, researchers, government representatives, and implementing organizations working in low- and middle-income countries.

Our global digital health experts are looking forward to participating in in-person and virtual sessions covering topics such as interoperability, health information system strengthening, digital equity, digital health and climate change, and digital transformation for health facility electrification.


Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 2:00 AM – 3:00 AM
Online Panel: The Tajikistan Experience: Digital Equity and Overcoming the Digital Divide at the Community Level
Panelists: Yuliya Mamedova, Digital Program Manager, Abt Associates (additional panelists to be announced)

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 3:00 AM
Lightning Talk: A Digital Inequity Exacerbator? Maybe Not! How Digital Tools Can Help Overcome the Digital Divide
Yuliya Mamedova, Digital Program Manager, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Individual Presentation: Do Digital Tools Help or Exacerbate the Digital Divide and Equity?
Yuliya Mamedova, Digital Program Manager, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 9:00 AM
In-Person Panel: Fortalecimiento del Talento Humano en Salud en regiones apartadas, mediante Tele-Apoyo en: salud mental, rehabilitación y cuidados críticos para pacientes con COVID-19
Presenter: Jonathan Cali, Senior Project Manager, Abt Associates

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
In-Person Panel: It’s Not You, Its Us: Primes vs Local Innovators - Exploring the Tensions, Incentives and Successes of North-South Digital Health Collaborations
Panelists: Carlos Yerena, Head of Partnerships & Growth ,; Luke Shankland, Chief Operations Officer, Aviro Health; Carl Fourie, Deputy Director of Global Goods, Digital Square/PATH; Erica Troncoso, Digital Solutions Strategist, Abt Associates

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 3:00 AM—4:00 AM
Online Panel: Use of Geospatial Data and Digital Tools to Conduct a Larval Source Management Feasibility Study in Zambia
Panelists: Mohamed Bayoh, Entomologist, PMI Evolve Zambia, Abt Associates; Kelvin Mwenya, MEL Database Manager, PMI Evolve Zambia, Abt Associates; Reuben Zulu, Vector Control Lead, National Malaria Elimination Programme; Alex Chilabi, LSM Lead, National Malaria Elimination Programme

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 4:00 AM – 5:00 AM
Online Panel: Revolutionizing Healthcare Delivery: Transformative Impact of ZanEMR Implementation in Zanzibar Health Facilities
Panelists: Desderi Wengaa, Senior Technical Director for Information systems and HR systems, Abt Associates (additional panelists to be announced)

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 7:00 AM—8:00 AM
Virtual Plenary: Digital Inclusion, Meet Energy Access: Integrated Partnerships for Healthier People and a Healthier Climate
Panelists: Joan Chahenza, Acting HETA Project Director, Abt Associates; Leland Smith, Digital Development Advisor, Abt Associates; Gina Cady, Technical Advisor, USAID/Power Africa; Ibrahim Mudathiru, Tanzania Country Manager, Maisha Meds

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 | 9:00 AM –10:00 AM
In-Person Panel: Merging Climate and Health: Data Innovations for a Sustainable Tomorrow
Panelists: Kieran Sharpey-Schafer, Managing Partner, Palindrome Data; Erica Troncoso, Digital Solutions Strategist, Abt Associates; Olga Faktorovich Allen, Senior Director, Climate Integration and Sustainability, Abt Associates 

Moderator: Kristin Heck, Director of Global Digital Solutions, Abt Associates

(all in EST)

We are honored to host the Women Leaders in Global Digital Health Workshop on December 3rd. The Workshop will bring up to 30 women in mid to senior leadership positions in digital health together for a day-long workshop that will offer a variety of immersive and experiential activities. Registered conference participants can apply online.

Washington, DC and Virtual