20 August 2023 | News
Digital health is a proven accelerator to advance health outcomes towards achieving Universal Health Coverage and the health-related Sustainable Development Goals by 2030
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the G20 India presidency announced a new Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH) at the Health Minister’s Meeting of the G20 Summit hosted by the Government of India.
The new GIDH initiative will operate as a WHO-managed network and platform to support the implementation of the Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020–2025. WHO serves as the Secretariat for the strategy implementation to converge and convene global standards, best practices and resources to fast track digital health system transformation.
The GIDH initiative aims to bring countries and partners together to achieve measurable outcomes by:
WHO and partners have announced substantial commitments in cash and kind from multiple stakeholders to support the launch of this new Initiative.