WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region
6–8 February 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark
The WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region will bring together evidence and experience to show how governments and organizations can adopt digital health to reduce inequalities and improve the health and well-being of populations.Read more
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Opening speechOpening speech at the WHO Symposium on the Future of Digital Health Systems in the European Region
By Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe
The aim of the Symposium is to develop priorities for public health action to support the adoption of digital health in WHO Member States, and to contribute to the development of a European vision and roadmap for the digitalization of national health systems.
The meeting will address questions such as:
- - how digital health and emerging innovations are being used to strengthen national health systems;
- - digital health activities currently underway; and
- - how digital technologies can empower individuals and health-care workers.
Participation in this event is by invitation. The working languages of the Symposium will be English and Russian with a select number of parallel sessions presented in one or both of these languages.