Data for Health Equity: Unlocking Health for All

Data for Health Equity: Unlocking Health for All

Sep 25, 2019
06:00 - 07:30 PM

Manhattan Ballroom
Grand Hyatt New York
New York ,

The event, co-organized by the Rockefeller Foundation and UNICEF, will focus on the potential of data advances to drive progress on the world’s top health challenges, and the specific obstacles we’ll face in activating this digital revolution. The event will feature a multisector panel allowing policy-makers, public health advocates and tech leaders to share ideas and raise timely concerns about the emerging field of digital health. The GFF will participate in a panel discussion on data and digital health solutions.

On the heels of the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage, this event presents an opportunity to emphasize the importance of data for achieving health equity and promote dialogue amongst world leaders, global health professionals, and innovators at the forefront of predictive analytics, program implementation and data sharing. Speaker programming will be followed by a reception with light fare, drinks and networking.

The event will stream via events on Facebook,  YouTube and Twitter (video will stream live from @RockefellerFdn). 




Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng

Minister of Health


Dr. Seth Berkley



Hema Budaraju

Director of Product for Health


Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus



Henrietta Fore

Executive Director


Geralyn Miller


Microsoft Genomics (AI and Research)

Dr. Muhammad Pate

Global Director, Health, Nutrition and Population|Director

World Bank | Global Financing Facility


Muhammad Ali Pate is the Global Director, Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice of the World Bank and the Director of GFF, based in Washington DC. Dr. Pate was until recently the Chief Executive Officer of Big Win Philanthropy, based in the UK, and prior to that held several senior positions, including that of Minister of State for Health in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He was previously in the World Bank Group where he joined as a Young Professional in 2000 and worked on health issues in several regions including Africa and the East Asia and Pacific. Dr. Pate is an MD trained in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, with an MBA from Duke University. Prior to this he studied at the University College London. He also has a Masters in Health System Management from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK.

Peter Sands

Executive Director

The Global Fund

Dr. Rajiv Shah


Rockefeller Foundation