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2 July 2013: ECOSOC Roundtable Breakfast: ‘Mobile Worlds, Mobile Actions – mHealth: The Opportunity for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)’

July 2013: ITU and IFPMA, organized a Ministerial Breakfast Roundtable to discuss how mobile technologies are changing healthcare and health-management context for NCDs to provide new opportunities for prevention and control. 
The event focused on four key areas of discussion:
  • The use of mobile technology to improve people’s daily lives 
  • Ways to address impeding factors and develop approaches that work at scale
  • Secure inter-sectoral partnerships and share lessons learned
  • Achieve sustainability through government ownership and leadership
For more information on the event, read the Blog by Mr Eduardo Pisani , IFPMA Director: