Please join us for the first monthly meeting of 2017! Wednesday, February 15th, 9:30 am virtually and in person in DC. 

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Click here to see the full agenda and follow the converation on Twitter #GDHF2016 @The_GDHNWe will be posting recaps of sessions and all Global Digital Health Forum presentations as possible in January. Please check back!
 
This two-day event was presented by the Global Digital Health Network and USAID in partnership with PCHA features speakers from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, QualComm Wireless Reach, the USAID Global Development Lab, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Merck as well as dozens of health implementation organizations and tech firms. This year's event was interactive and included workshop style sessions in addition to panel presentations and fireside chats. We also hosted a Networking “Appy Hour” Reception from 5-7pm on Tuesday as well as “lightening talk” poster presentations. Several special luncheons and events took place before, during and after the Forum.   
 
Did you attend the Forum and wonder how to join the Network? Join our moderated listserv. It's free! Members share announcements and discussions via the IBP Knowledge Gateway. Once you are a member, you can send a message to the group at: mhealth@my.ibpinitiative.org.
 
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Good reads:

USAID Impact Blog: Digital Health: Moving from Silos to Systems - by Ann Mei Chang, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director at The Global Development Lab, and Jennifer Adams, Acting Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health 

Devex:  How Facebook statuses informed the Zika response in Brazil - by Catherine Cheney

"Planning for an interactive and engaging event" - a blog from Amanda BenDor, Co-Chair

"It Takes More Than Money: The Non-Financial Factors in Sustainability" - a blog from our July Deep Dive.

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Follow the converation on Twitter #GDHF2016 @The_GDHN