Dr. Patricia Mechael is principal and policy lead at HealthEnabled, an Africa-based not-for-profit that helps governments integrate lifesaving digital health solutions into their health systems. She also is the executive vice president for the Personal Connected Health Alliance and a visiting professor at Princeton University. @PattyMechael @HealthEnabled
How can we truly harness the power of digital health innovations? In this guest column, HealthEnabled's Patricia Mechael and Misha Kay of the World Health Organization argue that a Global Digital Health Index could drive the expanded use of lifesaving digital health technologies by making health systems better able to meet the needs of the population.
How can digital technology help the public health community to provide more effective services to those who need them most? Patricia Mechael, principal and policy lead of HealthEnabled and professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, gives us the inside track in this guest commentary.
Battling the status quo in countries where women’s health and women’s rights aren't particularly trendy requires both pioneers and champions. But if it weren’t for naysayers, social change and movements wouldn't be necessary or possible. A #HealthyMeans opinion from mHealth Alliance's Patricia Mechael.