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World Health Organisation launches Global Initiative on Digital Health

Digital Health News

The World Health Organization Tuesday launched its new Global Initiative on Digital Health, designed to aid country-led digital health transformation.

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The U.S. Government and the World Health Organization


This fact sheet provides information about the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.S. government funding and engagement with WHO.


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Ethics for AI in Health – A View From The World Health Organization

Jane Sarashon

WHO has released guidance on the use of large multi-modal models (LMMs) in health care which detail 40+ recommendations for stakeholders in the field to consider when deploying AI. The post Ethics for AI in Health – A View From The World Health Organization appeared first on

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World Health Day 2019: Let’s Celebrate Food, Climate, Insurance Coverage and Connectivity

Health Populi

Today, 7 April, is World Health Day. With that in mind, I devote this post to three key social determinants of health (SDOH) that are top-of-mind for me these days: food for health, climate change, and universal health coverage. UHC happens to be WHO’s focus for World Health Day 2019. [As

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Rapid AI adoption could cause medical errors, patient harm, WHO warns, urging oversight

Healthcare Dive

The World Health Organization warned that caution is not being exercised with the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, and called for rigorous oversight of the new technology.

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Indonesian state uni to pilot South Korean digital diabetes app and more briefs

Healthcare It News

India seeks Google's assistance in AI, digital health tools development India's Union Health Secretary Apurva Chandra recently met with Dr Karen DeSalvo, Google's chief health officer during the 77th World Health Organization's World Health Assembly in Geneva.

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WHO issues new policy briefing on digital health data in HIV

Digital Health News

The World Health Organization has issued new guidelines on "person-centred" HIV strategic information as part of its latest brief on digital health data.