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EHEALTH

The World Health Organization defines e-Health as "…the cost-effective and secure use of information and communications technologies in support of health and health-related fields, including health-care services, health surveillance, health literature, and health education, knowledge and research..." (see Resolution 58/28 of the World Health Assembly, Geneva, 2005).
At the International Telecommunication Union, the ICT Applications and Cybersecurity Division provides assistance to developing countri​es, among others, by advising on e-Health strategies and policies, creating guidelines and training materials on e-Health applications, and assisting in implementing technical cooperation projects. Our tools and services are geared to improving access to health services through better use of information and communications technologies (ICTs). 
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EHealth Strategies



Harnessing ICT for health requires strategic and integrated action at the national level, to make the best use of existing capacity while providing a solid foundation for investment and innovation. ITU and WHO are collaborating to support countries to develop national eHealth strategies. ​​

MHEALTH FOR NCD



​ITU and WHO are partnering to support the use of mobile technology to improve Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) prevention and treatment. 

WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH

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​ITU is supporting the work of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health. 

EHEALTH PROJECTS DATABASE



​This repository of eHealth projects aims to collect and make available information on validated, operational eHealth projects that are supported by governments and that demonstrate the effective use of ICT for health.