Launching the Global Initiative on Digital Health: A New Chapter in Transforming Healthcare through Technology

Global Initiative on Digital Health Launched

The Global Initiative on Digital Health is set to launch virtually on February 20, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM CET. This exciting event will be live-streamed on a specified page and individuals are encouraged to register via a provided link.

During the launch, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, will provide remarks. Joining him will be leaders from various UN agencies, development organizations, and government partners who will also be present to mark the beginning of this new chapter in digital health transformation.

The Global Initiative on Digital Health is a network managed by the World Health Organization with the goal of coordinating resources to support digital health transformation led by individual countries. This initiative plays a key role in implementing the Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020-2025. Its objectives include assessing and prioritizing country needs, aligning resources and building capacity for local development and adaptation of digital health technologies.

Membership in the Global Initiative on Digital Health is open to all institutions engaged in digital health, demonstrating a commitment to collaborative efforts in achieving its goals. This initiative provides an excellent opportunity for institutions to come together and work towards creating a more efficient and effective global digital health ecosystem that benefits everyone.

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