Global Digital Health Forum 2017


Thierry Agagliate

Thierry Agagliate
Head of Innovation Unit, Terre des hommes

Thierry Agagliate has created and is leading Terre des hommes Lausanne disruptive innovation unit Terre des hommes ( is the largest international Child Aid organization in Switzerland. It is engaged in more than 35 countries worldwide improving the life condition of millions of children. Its main intervention areas focus on MNRCH, child labor, migration and juvenile justice. Its 2020 strategic plan ambitions to address unsolved humanitarian and social issues by incubating and/or leveraging potential disruptive innovations. With 20 years humanitarian and development experience, including 13 years with resident assignment as country and regional representative across three region - Eastern Europe, Asia and West Africa , Thierry has built a sound field experience. Early believer in the power of the digital revolution to boost quality in service delivery, transparency and accountability, Thierry has initiated and led multiple successful initiatives in M-Health ( and child protection sectors ( . He has worked previously for Handicap International.

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