Key Takeaways

Access to Vital Health Services For The Bottom Billion: VivaTech 2019

A “bottom billion” of the world’s poor are deprived of the most basic services — housing, energy, but also healthcare. What can the tech giants do to reduce or eliminate the most glaring inequities? What can be done in the richest countries to take care of their poorest citizens?


About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.