BITAC attended the Digital Health & Wellness Summit 2016 held at the Mobile World Congress (MWC2016) during February 22-25. At these conferences together more than 400 leaders in the mHealth sector with the participation of delegations from more than 20 countries including the United States, China, Bolivia and Canada were given.

The congress was organized by the European Connected Health Alliance with the support of the organization of Mobile World Capital Barcelona. You can read more about the event on the website of ECHAlliance.

Interesting too were several reflections of the speakers on the need to address the gap of semantic interoperability in the era of digital health where it is necessary to end the isolated information silos as explained Florence Gaudry Perkins Alcatel-Lucent was evident with its magnificent project challenge of interoperability in developing countries.