Connecting for Health: Global Vision, Local Insight

Report for the World Summit on the Information SocietyReport for the World Summit on the Information Society
Information and communication technologies are changing health care delivery and are at the core of effective, responsive health systems. These technologies are key to connecting people, information and research to improve health in countries. They are also vital in enabling rapid response to global threats to health.

This report, produced by WHO and the European Commission for the World Summit on the Information Society 16-18 November, Tunis, highlights the opportunities for eHealth in countries as well as the need for a global, long-term and collaborative approach so that all citizens may benefit.

Country profiles
The Country Profiles compilation brings together statistics from United Nations agencies measuring demographics, health and information and communication technologies (ICT), providing a profile of each WHO Member State's health and ICT diffusion and a reference for policy and research.

  • Country profiles web link (WHO web site) - The Country Profiles compilation brings together statistics from United Nations agencies measuring demographics, health and information and communication technologies(ICT), providing a profile of each WHO Member State's health and ICT diffusion and a reference for policy and research.
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