Digital health tools for pandemic preparedness

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 12, 2021: An exhibition at an international congress titled Digital Medicine and Information Technologies in Healthcare. Sechenov Digital Health Summit held by the Digital Biodesign and Personalized Healthcare research center as part of the Year of Science and Technology in Russia. Mikhail Japaridze/TASS.No use Russia.

In this eighth interview of the “17 Rooms” podcast, Steve Davis and Pardis Sabeti discuss the uptake of participatory digital health tools for pandemic preparedness and response. Davis, senior strategy advisor and Interim China Country director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Sabeti, professor at Harvard University, moderated Room 3 focused on Sustainable Development Goal number 3—on good health and well-being—during the 2021 17 Rooms flagship process.

“17 Rooms” is a podcast about actions, insights, and community for the Sustainable Development Goals and the people driving them. The podcast is co-hosted by John McArthur—senior fellow and director of the Center for Sustainable Development at The Brookings Institution, and Zia Khan—senior vice president for innovation at The Rockefeller Foundation.

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