e-Conference: Health and Financial Services in the Middle East and North Africa: Time to go digital (recording)

This interactive e-conference brought together experts to examine the promising potential for digital applications to increase financial inclusion, improve health outcomes, and expand universal health coverage. The conference also featured findings from a comprehensive SHOPS Plus assessment of digital financial services for health in the MENA region.

Moderators:

  • Ankunda Kariisa, Innovation Advisor, USAID
  • Sarah Romorini, Senior Associate, Data Sciences, Surveys, and Enabling Technologies, Abt Associates
  • Jeanna Holtz, Director, Health Financing, SHOPS Plus, Abt Associates

Speakers:

  • Carol Wilson, Director for Technical Support for Middle East Bureau, USAID
  • Amy Kay, Senior Technical Advisor, Middle East Bureau, USAID
  • Ean Hundley, ICT4D Advisor, Middle East Bureau, USAID
  • Jawad Abbassi, MENA Regional Head, GSMA
  • Hayder Al-Bagdadi, Program Director, Microfinance, GIZ
  • Nadine Chehade, Sr. Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
  • Maha Bahou, CEO, Jordan Payments and Clearing Company
  • Michele Grosso, CEO, Democrance
  • Michal Matul, Head of Value Added Services, Consumer Insights and Training, AXA
  • Gilles Renouil, Director of Microinsurance, Women’s World Banking
  • Jalil Allabadi, Co-founder & CEO, Altibbi
Author

SHOPS Plus

Published
February 2021
Resource Types
Video
Country
Middle East and North Africa
Technical Area
Health Financing

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