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?

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eLearning helps Irish pharmacists take on antibiotic stewardship

Pharmacists are key members of the primary care workforce and find themselves increasingly on the frontline of the struggle against antibiotic resistance. This field is increasing in importance and changing rapidly, yet the pressure of every day life in a busy community pharmacy can make it difficult to keep up to speed on the latest developments.


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of Member States have a national e-Health policy or strategy

  • From innovation to implementation – eHealth in the WHO European Region (2016)
  • More data on e-health in the European Region