Florence Gaudry-Perkins founded Digital Health Partnerships (DHP), an organization focused on scaling digital health in developing and emerging countries by creating multi-stakeholder partnerships between governments, private sector, NGOs, development banks and international organizations. DHP is also involved with multiple organizations on catalyzing efforts for governments to develop national digital health strategies. Her activities have led her to currently act as Senior Digital Health Advisor to the Novartis Foundation.
Her passion for digital Health built over 6 years while working as International Director for Government Affairs for Alcatel-Lucent & Nokia where she helped build a large scale mHealth initiative to address diabetes in Senegal and developed an ambitious national project in Mexico using mobile technology to address diabetes, obesity and overweight. She works in partnership on these projects with pharma, health insurance, ICT private sector, governments, multilaterals and civil society.