On February 20, 2024, at 2:00 PM CET, the Global Initiative on Digital Health will launch virtually. This 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.
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 will play 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 who demonstrate a commitment to collaborative efforts in achieving its goals. The initiative aims to support countries in their digital health transformation journey by providing guidance and expertise, as well as access to resources and networks. It also seeks to promote knowledge sharing and collaboration among stakeholders in the field of digital health.