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Directing Council Approves eHealth Strategy and Plan of Action

The 51st Directing Council today approved the eHealth Strategy and Action Plan, which seeks to improve access to and quality of health services through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Among other things, these technologies are expected to increase efficiency in the use of time and resources and improve inputs for complex decision-making, including for patient diagnosis and treatment....

Reform of WHO and eHealth strategy are key to constant reinvention, said PAHO Director

Response to all challenges and everything else requires concentrated action on the determinants of health, as well as a constant process of innovation, adaptation and strengthening of health systems and services, said PAHO Director. In that regard, she stressed that the consultation to reform WHO and the eHealth Plan of Action are key issues "in this constant reinvention." "This ability to rethink, to use lessons learned to respond to new challenges, to anticipate answers, to work tirelessly...