World Health Organization (WHO) has currently exposed plans to form a Department of Digital Health supervised by the division of the chief scientist. The new role along with a number of reforms.
According to the WHO, “The power of innovations and digital health by supporting countries to integrate, assess, regulate, and increase the opportunities of artificial intelligence and digital technologies”.
The announcement follows the latest event organized in February by the WHO’s regional office of Europe, which carried together with a set of stockholders to build a network which will develop the digitization of healthcare systems in the region.
The former regional director of WHO, Zsuzsanna Jakab cautioned at the time at European nations should “change above an understanding of the potential of digital health” and increase an implementation. It was declared prior last week when director Zsuzsanna Jakab had been designated as World Health Organization deputy director general.
Other improvements comprise the development of a new Analytics, Data, and Delivery division to “rapidly enhance the storage, collection, usage, and analysis of data to drive policy change in nations”.
WHO stated the measures were enlisted by its Global Policy Group after the “wide period of discussion” with staff.
“This is really a historic moment for WHO. For the first time, the heads of the seven major offices have worked together to identify the changes we need to make at all three levels of WHO – headquarters, regional offices and country offices – to transform this great organization and make us more effective and efficient,” Director General Dr. Tudors Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a speech.
Dr. Takeshi Kasai, WHO Regional Director, Western Pacific, stated “there was a necessity to form a “more systematic, stronger” technique to help nations leverage the implementation of digital technologies and invention to “support their national priorities”.
“Digital health and artificial intelligence are changing the way of healthcare industry worldwide, and offered the proper care, treatment, and other services.
There are a number of opportunities to take, challenges to overwhelm and policy decisions to create, to maximize the incredible opportunity of digital tools for the healthcare industry.
“World Health Organization play a unique role in advising countries to recognize how to increase the opportunities of digital innovations, while evading the drawbacks with the appropriate guideline,” Dr Kasai stated.