Spacecode Media Release, Paris, France, January 7, 2019: It is with great pleasure that Spacecode Healthcare announces the appointment of the esteemed Philippe Douste-Blazy as Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Philippe is the Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Innovative Finance for Development, with the rank of Under Secretary-General. He served as Special Advisor to the “High-Level Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems”.
In 2006, he was the founding president of UNITAID, a multilateral South-North organization and a global health partnership (based at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland).
Philippe has held several ministerial positions in his native France, including Minister of Health (1993-1995), Minister of Culture and Communication (1995-1997), Minister for Solidarity, Health and Family (2004-2005) and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2005-2007). Prior to embracing policy initiatives, Philippe was a practicing cardiologist and Professor of Public Health at Toulouse University in France.
Spacecode Healthcare is a division of Spacecode Technologies and is dedicated to improving the track and trace of public and private healthcare institutions through to patient empowerment and safety.
Spacecode connects the physical world to the digital world through a proprietary multi-faceted technology platform. Spacecode provides enterprise and industrial hardware and solutions for smart inventory management, track and trace, anti-theft and anti-counterfeiting, and brand protection.