E-health involves a broad group of activities that use electronic means to deliver health-related information, resources and services: it is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health.Why is e-health important in the European Region?
Top storyeHealth and public health – a beautiful marriage
Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, delivered an inspirational speech to open eHealth Week in Malta on 10–12 May 2017. Dr Jakab cut the ribbon at the event’s opening ceremony alongside Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission. The marriage analogy became a common theme throughout eHealth Week, alluded to by a number of speakers.
- Day 4 highlights: partnerships essential in our “multisectoral, multidimensional world”
- Minister of Health of Lithuania visits WHO/Europe to discuss key priorities and collaboration
- eHealth – where are we now?
Policy and toolsFull list of policy and strategy resources
Q&A on eHealtheHealth – where are we now?
Data and statistics
of Member States have a national e-Health policy or strategy