Global Health 2.0

PLOS Blog Translational Global Health is a Global Health 2.0 initiative. It uses of e-platforms, m-platforms and social media for the advancement of Global Health research, advocacy and goals.

Focused on innovation and emerging technologies, Global Health 2.0 represents the combined potential of Global Health, eHealth and Web 2.0 and an extension from the field of Health 2.0.

Health 2.0: the use of a specific set of Web tools (blogs, Podcasts, tagging, search, wikis, etc) by actors in health care including doctors, patients, and scientists, using principles of open source and generation of content by users, and the power of networks.