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Focus: ‘Mobiles for social and behavior change’
Venue: GRT Grand, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Day 1: JULY 11, 2014
Welcome and Introduction

Consultation overview by Arun Dhobal, WASH Specialist, UNICEF
Understanding the scope of mobile phones in water and sanitation by G. Lakshmipathy, Additional Director, Department of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj (RD & PR), Govt. of Tamil Nadu

Status Overview: Mobile Reachability, Accessibility, Usability & Potential

Access and Reach of Mobile Phones in Tamil Nadu by P. Santosh, ITS, Senior General Manager (NWP), BSNL, Tamil Nadu Telecom Circle
Access and Reach of Mobile Phones in Tamil Nadu by Madanmohan Rao, Research Advisor at Asian Media Information and Communication Centre

Learning from Experiences: Use of Mobile Phones for 1. Information Dissemination; 2. Monitoring and Tracking and 3. For support to Frontline Workers- for training or/and as a tool for engaging community members

Ammaji Mobisodes- by Alka Malhotra, UNICEF
RHMIS by Abey S.A., CDAC Trivendram
Aarogyashreni by Rohit Shetti, GRAAM
Voicenet and mHealth Solutions by Vijay R., Uniphore
CommCare by NEEDS briefing by Osama Manzar
NextDrop by Nishesh Mehta

Group Discussions and Presentations by experts on Thematic Areas and Learning and Sharing Session with Mobile App Practitioners

Group Presentations by Thematic Areas
Presentation about multilingual platform of Reverie Language Technologies by Vivekanand Pani