Senior Advisor on Information Systems and Digital Health in the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health, PAHO
Marcelo D'Agostino is Senior Advisor on Information Systems and Digital Health in the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, and a member of the WHO Global Digital Health Advisory Council.
He is a Systems Analyst from Argentina, with a Master's Degree in Information and Knowledge Management from Spain, with specializations in: Digital Diplomacy, Global Diplomacy in the Modern World, Global Health Policy, and Sustainable Development Goals.
He is the author or co-author of online courses on eHealth and Information Sciences, blog posts, various articles on Digital Health, eHealth, mHealth, Information Management and related areas, and his own Information Theory.
Marcelo D'Agostino provided international support and on-site collaboration in all the countries of the Americas and led the development and approval of three Regional Strategies for the Americas that are endorsed by all Ministries of Health in the Region: 2011: Strategy and Plan of Action for eHealth, 2012: Strategy and Plan of Action for Information and Knowledge Management and 2019: Strategy and Plan of Action for Strengthening Information Systems for Health in the Americas. He is the author of the conceptual model of 8 principles for the digital transformation of the health sector.