Digital health – a broad umbrella term encompassing e-health, as well as developing areas such as the use of advanced computer sciences (for example, in the fields of “big data”, genomics and artificial intelligence) – plays an important role in strengthening health systems and public health, increasing equity in access to health services, and in working towards universal health coverage.
Top storyMinisters back 5-year plan to put health in Europe on track
Today, ministers of health and public health leaders from the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region endorsed a new 5-year vision, the European Programme of Work (EPW) 2020–2025, that sets down how WHO/Europe and its Member States will work together to meet citizens’ expectations for health.
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