Press Release – WHO expert panel on digital health meets for first time

The two-day meeting at WHO’s headquarters in Geneva led to an agreed action plan to focus the expert group’s activities and priorities over the next two years. Meeting focused on better defining WHOs role in supporting global digital transformation. Topics included:

  • Developing a global framework for WHO to validate, implement and scale up digital health technology and solutions.
  • Recommendations for safe and ethical use of digital technologies to strengthen national health systems by improving quality and coverage of care, increasing access to health information.
  • Advice on advocacy and partnership models to accelerate use of digital health capabilities in countries to achieve better health outcomes.
  • Advice on emerging digital health technologies with global reach and impact, so no one is left behind.

Full article at: WHO