WHEN: Wednesday, April 15, 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: The 6th Annual World Health Care Congress, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Executive Networking Lounge
WHO: More than 40 companies from around the globe leading extremely affordable health solutions join press conference panelists; Philip Musgrove, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs Scott Hillstrom, CEO, HealthStore Foundation; Frank Rijsberman, CEO, Google.org;
Among the 40 other innovations featured at the poster session:
-- Distance Diagnostics -- Low-cost USB-based ultrasound probes that attach to a PC or mobile cell phones for remote diagnostic imaging
-- "Car Part" Incubator -- A fully functioning incubator made of spare car parts readily available throughout the world.
-- Mobile Famine Monitors -- mobile phone-based famine warning system
-- Health Education Games -- cell phone games for HIV/AIDS education
Click below for a complete list of innovations
About the press conference panelists
Philip Musgrove, a health economist since 1982, is a Deputy Editor of Health Affairs, a premier health policy journal that has recently begun publishing substantial material about health issues in low- and middle-income countries. Before joining the journal he was an editor of the Disease Control Priorities Project.
Scott Hillstrom is founder and chairman of The HealthStore Foundation which applies business franchise methods to the distribution of essential drugs and basic healthcare services to Africa's poor. HealthSt
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