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Programme

E-health services in low-resource settings: Requirements and ITU role
Tokyo, Japan, 4-5 February 2013

Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

Day 1 - Monday, 4 February 2013


08:00 - 17:00​ Registration
​09:00 - 09:30
Opening
Moderator: Masahito KAWAMORI [ Biography ]
  • Eiichi TANAKA, Vice-Minister for Policy Coordination, MIC, Japan
  • Sameer SHARMA (ITU Regional Office for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok) [ Biography | Speech ]
​09:30 - 10:30
​Keynote speeches from Public and Private sector leaders
Moderator: Masahito KAWAMORI [ Biography ]
  • Perspectives in the E-Health Policies (Yasuo SAKAMOTO, Director-General for ICT Strategic Policy Planning, MIC, Japan) [ Presentation ]
  • Global Agenda in Post Fukushima (Kiyoshi KUROKAWA, Academic Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan) [ Biography Presentation ]
  • Emmanuel Ija BAYA, Minister of Health in Central Equatorial State, Republic of South Sudan
  • eHealth Priorities and Practice (Mark S. LANDRY, Health Information Technical Officer, WHO Western Pacific Regional Office, Philippines) (Remote) [ Biography | Presentation]
​10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
​10:50 - 12:20
Session 1: Setting the context: e-health implementation in low-resource settings
Moderator: Hiroshi OTA, ITU/TSB [ Biography ]
  • ITU activities on e-Health (Sameer SHARMA, ITU Regional Office for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok) [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • mHealth services in Japan - Services provided by NTTDATA (Shigeru TOMITA, NTT Data, Japan)
    [ BiographyAbstract Presentation ]
  • Healthcare challenges in developing countries & e-Health (Rajendra Pratap GUPTA, Chairman, Continua Health Alliance, India [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Current status of hospital information system and HIE network in Japan (Yoshiyuki TAKAHASHI, Director, Fujitsu, Japan) [ Presentation ]
​12:20 - 13:40 ​Lunch Break
​13:40 - 15:10
Session 2: Use cases on e-health in low-resource settings
Moderator: Isao NAKAJIMA [ Biography ]
  • ITU on e-health in Sudan: Background and problems (Daliya SALIH, Sudan Medical Specialization Board Khatourm, Sudan) [ Presentation ]
  • e-Health: The Uganda Situation (Doreen BIRABWA-MALE, Deputy Executive Director, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda) [ Presentation ]
  • Potential use of e-health services in Algeria (Malika GAMAZ BENSAOU, Professor, Medical Oncology, Ministry of Health, Algeria) [ Biography | Presentation
  • Abu Dhabi Wegaya Programme Tackling NCD's: Application to Low and Middle Income Health Markets (Reehan SHEIKH, Technical Strategist, Platform Health, UAE [ BiographyPresentation ]
​15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break
​15:30 - 17:00
Session 3: Use Cases on e-health in low-resource settings (Continued)
Moderator: Isao NAKAJIMA [ Biography ]
  • GramHealth: An affordable and usable healthcare system for unreached community (Ashir AHMED, Associate Professor, Kyusyu University, Bangladesh) [ Presentation ]
  • Challenges and opportunities for e-Health in developing countries - Vietnam (Nguyen Quoc CUONG, Deputy Managing Director, Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Group, Vietnam) [ Biography | Abstract | Presenation ]
  • Current Situation of E-health in Myanmar (Nang Kham Oo LEIK, Assistant Lecturer, Central Women's Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar) [ Biography | Presentation
 

Day 2 - Tuesday, 5 February 2013


​08:00 - 17:00 Registration​
​09:00 - 10:30
Session 4: Current projects on e-health
Moderator: Sameer SHARMA, ITU Regional Office for Asia-Pacific, Bangkok [ Biography ]
  • The status quo and the future of e-Health (Ikuyo KANEKO, Professor, Keio University, Japan) [ Presentation ]
  • Tele-care: Role of Interactive TV in e-Health (Yau Wei YUN, Project leader, A*Star, Singapore) [ Presentation ]
  • The accessiblity imperative for e-Health applications and services, demographic realities and barriers to usage (Axel LEBOIS Executive Director, G3ict, USA) (Remote) [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • BAN Portable Clinic toward Affordable Healthcare M2M Service (Masahiro KURODA, Manager, NICT, Japan)
    Biography | Presentation ]
​10:30 - 11:00 ​Coffee Break
​11:00 - 12:30
Session 5: Future technologies on e-health
Moderator: Masahito KAWAMORI [ Biography ]
​12:30 - 14:00 ​Lunch Break
​14:00 - 15:30 ​Session 6: e-health in the case of disasters
Moderator: Hiroshi OTA, ITU/TSB [ Biography ]
  • Video of disaster on March 11th, 2011 (MIC)
  • Great East Japan Earthquake and research and development for network resilience and recovery (Noriyuki ARAKI, Chairman, ITU-T FG-DR&NRR) [ BiographyPresentation ]
  • Telemedicine as a Tool in Japan Disaster Relief (Masatake ETO, Director and Managing Executive Officer, A&D Company, Japan) [ Presentation ]
  • The Final Decision Call after the Accident of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant (Isao NAKAJIMA, Professor, Tokai University, Japan) [ Biography | Presentation ]
​15:30 - 16:00 ​Coffee Break
​16:00 - 17:20 ​Session 7: Implications for ITU-D and ITU-T work
Moderator: Masahito KAWAMORI [ Biography ]

Wrap up

​17:20 - 17:30
Closing
​18:00 - ​Social event (cocktail party)
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