Caracas, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) The use of information and communication technology in the public health sector will be a topic for debate by members of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) meeting in the Venezuelan capital.
The analysis is part of the 2nd Regional Seminar on Public Health and Telemedicine in Latin America and the Caribbean, called “Practices on Innovation and Standards”.
The opening agenda for the event has scheduled the intervention of the Venezuelan Public Health Minister, Eugenia Sader, and Andres Fernandez, representative of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
The participation of SELA Permanent Secretary, Jose Rivera Banuet is also expected.
The starting session includes a conference called “The State of Art of the International Standards in Telemedicine” which will be given by Paolo Rosa, International Union of Telecommunications regional director for the Americas.
There will also be a panel on normative development to apply in technology, information and telecommunications by Panamanian expert Felix Mosquera.
Topics such as an efficient role of technology in sanitary systems and the architecture of a system of telemedicine will be debated at the event.
A second panel will discuss public policies, innovation practices, electronic public health and a regional vision of this technology in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A third panel will debate on good practices in technology in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The event will count on the participation of Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico, Ecuador, Panama, Uruguay and Venezuela.