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JVP to Conduct Virtual Tech Event to Aid Global Healthcare Systems

Government officials, tech executives, and leading medical professionals from Israel, Brazil, the U.S., Italy, and Spain will attend the virtual event on Monday, April 6

CTech 15:2306.04.20

In the midst of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), an internationally renowned venture capital fund, has initiated a global virtual event to explore how digital health can be fully leveraged to challenge the spread of the virus. The event, entitled Saving the Global Health Systems, will include senior Spanish and Italian officials, academics, industry figures, and frontline medical professionals from Israel and around the world.

 

The event will take place on Monday, April 6 at 5:30 pm. CTech readers will be able to join the live event and watch the live stream on our website.

 

JVP's founder and CEO Erel Margalit. Photo: Orel Cohen JVP's founder and CEO Erel Margalit. Photo: Orel Cohen

The discussion will address four main challenges facing public health systems during times of the crisis, including finding solutions to address the need for medical equipment, medicine and food supplies, advancing remote care mechanisms, and establishing creative temporary emergency facilities.

 

JVP founder and executive chairman Erel Margalit will be joined by key policy and technology figures from Israel, China, Italy, the U.S. and around the world. Amongst the participants will be secretary general of industry and small and medium-sized enterprises at the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism Raül Blanco Díaz; member of the Italian parliament, and entrepreneur Mattia Mor; Steven Ullman, professor at the University of Miami; Brazilian Ministry of Health secretary DeniZar Vianna; Israeli director of the Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Response Center Prof. Elhanan Bar-On; ER nurse Julie Zehavy.

 

The event will also include industry leaders developing technological solutions to help battle the virus, including Nasdaq-listed 3D printing company Stratasys Ltd.; anti-bacterial fabric startup Sonovia Ltd.; remote care startups Datos Health Ltd., ThermoGate, and Well-Beat Ltd.; robot company Temi Global Ltd; mobile hospital operators MCC Group London.