Overview: Partnerships have been hailed as a critical tool to move mHealth beyond small pilots into a mainstream, global opportunity. Learning and experience from existing partnerships can help inform and shape future opportunities — and ensure they are set up for success.

In this panel from GBCHealth, stakeholders across multiple sectors come together for a lively discussion about the do’s and don’ts of successful partnerships. Panelist include experts from the private sector, funders, multilateral organizations, implementing partners and government — each sharing their unique perspective on the role partnerships can play in advancing mHealth goals and ensuring maximum impact.

Key topics to be covered include:

Models for effective partnerships
How to align priorities
Common hurdles and how to avoid them
Learning from failure
Structuring for sustainability
and more…

Vicky Hausman, Associate Partner, Dalberg Global Development Advisors


Paul Ellingstad, Director, Office of Global Social Innovation, HP
Erin Mote, Chief of Party, USAID Global Broadband and Innovations Alliance (GBI)
Sarah Sanders, Global Commercial Manager, Vodafone Health Solutions
Rodrigo Saucedo, Lead Researcher, Carlos Slim Health Institute
Jon Tigges, mHealth Initiative Program Manager, Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Who Should Attend?

Companies that want to know how they can leverage partnerships to establish and scale their mHealth programs
Government representatives, multi-laterals and NGOs that are interested in various partnership structures and how to work with corporate partners

Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of GBCHealth’s companion publication on partnerships that features guidance from the Carlos Slim Health Institute, Dalberg, HP, Intel, mHealth Working Group, Novartis, UNICEF Tech Innovation, USAID Global Broadband and Innovations Alliance, USAID Bureau for Global Health, Vodafone and other mHealth leaders.

This event is free and open to all mHealth Summit attendees. There will be ample time for Q&A, so please come with questions!

Want to learn more about this session? Please contact Beth Breslauer: bbreslauer@gbchealth.org

Developed in partnership with Dalberg Global Development Advisors and the mHealth Working Group.

About GBCHealth
GBCHealth is a global coalition of over 200 private sector companies and top NGOs leading the business fight for improved global health. GBCHealth supports members by developing comprehensive workplace policies; supporting community programs; leveraging core competencies; facilitating leadership and advocacy by business leaders; and brokering partnerships.

GBCHealth also manages the private sector delegation to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, serving as an entry-point for corporate collaboration and engagement with the Fund and its recipients worldwide. GBCHealth has offices in New York, Johannesburg, Beijing, Nairobi and Moscow. For more information on GBCHealth, please visit gbchealth.org

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