Global Challenge Lab: Deep-Dive in to Access to Healthcare in Underdeveloped Countries

Thursday 15 July, 2am - 2.45am BST
Non-Digital Innovation: How can we ensure access to adequate healthcare in the most remote areas of our planet for these communities?
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Non-Digital Innovation: How can we ensure access to adequate healthcare in the most remote areas of our planet for these communities?

About this event

Join Claudio Lottenberg, President of the Council of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein and the Coalização Saúde Institute in Brazil, for a deep -dive in to ‘access to healthcare’.

Claudio will focus on a “non digital” innovation. Many people associate access to healthcare with telemedicine – however in rural areas there needs to be a very different approach. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the inequalities in our healthcare systems. Inequalities around diagnosis and access to drugs and treatments persist; citizens are not all benefiting equally from universal healthcare services. A high degree of access to healthcare (either leveraging technology in telemedicine or providing basic access to underdeveloped areas improves people’s overall health status, prolongs life expectancy and decreases health inequalities.

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