- By Dana Sparks
Healthy Connections at Clinton Global Initiative: Technology Promoting Family Health
During the Healthier Futures plenary at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, Chelsea Clinton welcomed a number of guests on stage to announce a unique CGI Commitment to Action. Among the guests — Mayo Clinic’s President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D.; Pro Mujer’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Rosario Perez; and Sesame Workshop President and CEO H. Melvin Ming who brought along Sesame Street Muppet Rosita.
This new effort will promote healthy behavior and disease prevention among poor women and children in Bolivia, Nicaragua, Peru, Mexico and Argentina using a new technology platform that integrates mobile, web, and video technology. It will also allow remote training and access to specialists.
Watch this video of Dr. Noseworthy talking with Rosita about being healthy: