Investing in Technology and Innovations for Human Development in Africa: Meeting Report

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This report documents key topics presented and discussed at the first ever ministerial-level stakeholders meeting, "Investing in Technology and Innovations for Human Development in Africa," held on October 14, 2014 in Rabat, Morocco. The meeting, convened by the African Development Bank, USAID and African Strategies for Health (ASH), enabled high-level dialogue on the importance of collaboration between the health and science and technology sectors, making the case that investments in digital infrastructure and tools such as (mobile) broadband Internet, electronic payments and electronic records can fast-track development of the continent's economic and social sectors, including health.

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