eSAC launches its Innovation Competition

October 23, 2012

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Public eHealth Innovation and Equity in Latin America and the Caribbean (eSAC) ( is a project that aims at improving the health of disadvantaged groups and contributing to the advancement of equity in health in the Region, by nurturing and promoting innovation in public health that is based on information and communication technologies (ICTs).

On October 23rd, 2012, eSAC officially launched the Innovation Competition. Through this call, eSAC hopes to stimulate creativity and intellectual cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean, by inviting researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs in the Region to submit innovative ICT-based solutions to problems and challenges in public health. The application process includes two stages: submission of concept notes; and, after a first round of reviews, invited submission of full proposals. The deadline to submit concept notes is December 7, 2012.

For more information about the Innovation Competition, visit: