Expertise France, Business France and AFD organise a seminar on new technologies applied to the social protection and health sector in Colombia


From the 27th to the 29th of October in Bogota, Expertise France jointly organised, with Business France and AFD, a seminar and a showroom on new technologies applied to the social protection and health sector.

Organised with the support of the Colombian Clinics and Hospitals Association and the Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the event experienced major success, gathering 110 participants that included: national and international companies, French and Colombian experts, specialists, and professionals.


The event was organised around three elements:

  • Technical workshops between French experts and national authorities, who could exchange on the specificities of markets within the framework of targeted meetings;
  • A showroom with 5 innovative French companies in the information technologies industry applied to the health sector, who could present their products and services; and
  • A seminar on the same theme, during which high level experts invited by Expertise France intervened; the hundreds of health professionals could exchange on French successes and failures in terms of social protection.

This event fits within the framework of the COSSC bilateral technical cooperation programme between France and Colombia, and is aimed at supporting Colombian institutions within the reform of their health and social protection system.

This programme is implemented by Expertise France and funded by AFD.

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 By Cristiana Dobre
November 2015

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