The Global Initiative on Digital Health is set to launch virtually on February 20, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM CET. The live-stream of the event will be available on a specified page. In order to participate, 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. Additionally, leaders from various UN agencies, development organizations, and government partners will 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 a 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 this global initiative is open to all institutions engaged in digital health who demonstrate a commitment to collaborative efforts in achieving its goals.