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October 5 @ 4:00pm 0.5 CPE credit

Addressing the global refugee crisis through health information (0103)

Speakers: Danial Betres, BASc & Jon Dhanapala, BASc

In this discussion, Jon Dhanapala and Danial Betres from Emre will discuss the current refugee crisis, the health care challenges in displacement and refugee camps, and how health information technology can play a vital role in improving the quality of care. They will discuss potential solutions and the value that can be created if implemented correctly.

They will also discuss their initiative with Emre and the vision that they have for higher quality health care in low resource settings.

You can learn more about the work that Jon, Danial, and the Emre team are doing at: emrehealth.com

Jon is one of the co-founders of Emre, a health tech startup building a cloud-based electronic medical record system to support medical professionals in providing high quality health care to displacement and refugee camps.

As an engineer from the University of Waterloo, Jon has worked at technology companies in many notable locations across North America such as Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Waterloo. Jon is currently a Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) candidate at the University of Waterloo where his focus is on the development and implementation of Emre. 

Danial is one of the co-founders of Emre, a health tech startup building a cloud-based electronic medical record system to support medical professionals in providing high quality health care to displacement and refugee camps.

As an engineer from the University of Waterloo, Danial has worked within the technology industry across North America such as Silicon Valley, Austin, and Toronto.