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Fred Hersch

Chief Medical Officer, Telenor Health

Biography

Fred Hersch is a medical doctor (MD/MPH) and technologist. He is passionate about global health and the role of (design led) technology in transforming health care delivery for the better. He was an early pioneer in the tele-medicine space co-founding MedTech Outreach Australia (2002) and developing one of the first web based tele-medicine platforms. Following a short stint in Academia (Research Fellow in Healthcare Innovation at Oxford University), he now lives and works in Bangladesh where he is the Chief Medical Officer for Telenor Health, a new purpose driven business focussed on large scale digital health products and services for resource poor settings.

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