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IDB & Healthcare Israel Bring Digital Health Solutions to Latin America and the Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed an agreement with Healthcare Israel to provide Digital Health expertise, training and solutions to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean.

In partnership with local health organizations, and in agreement with IDB, Healthcare Israel will provide:

  • Digital Health training for Latin American health organizations and leaders
  • Health Information Exchange (HIE) assessments and preparations for the establishment of national HIE systems in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Knowledge transfer from the Israeli experience in implementing solutions in sharing national health information

Since 2018 the IDB has been strengthening its knowledge base and tools to help countries in the implementation of digital transformation in health through its Social Digital webpage and through collaborations with leaders in digital transformation such as Israel. “We are pleased to welcome Healthcare Israel and its team of Digital Health experts to help IDB improve the lives of people in Latin America and the Caribbean,” said Marcelo Cabrol, Social Sector Manager at the IDB. 

“We thank the IDB and its leadership for allowing Healthcare Israel to help in its important work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean through Digital Health,” said Hagai Dror, Managing Director of Healthcare Israel.  “The IDB and Healthcare Israel are making the world a healthier place, together.”

About the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public- and private-sector clients throughout the region.

About Healthcare Israel

Healthcare Israel was created by Israel’s Ministry of Health to deliver life-saving and cost-saving healthcare innovation, technology and expertise to the world. Healthcare Israel’s mission is to promote broad and long-standing cooperation between the Israeli Ministry of Health and partner governments and organizations around the world, and increases Israeli health system exports through tri-sectoral collaborations between government, the health system and the healthcare industry – to make the world a healthier place.

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Luis Tejerina
Especialista Líder de Salud y Protección Social
luist@iadb.org

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