The Global Initiative on Digital Health is set to launch virtually on February 20, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM CET. To participate in this event, 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. Leaders from various UN agencies, development organizations, and government partners 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 aims to implement the Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020-2025 and 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 network is open to all institutions engaged in digital health who demonstrate a commitment to collaborative efforts in achieving its goals.