Tuesday 9 May, 3PM CAT/2PM CET

This webinar, presented by BETTEReHEALTH and the WHO Digital Health Atlas (DHA), provides an overview of the DHA platform and will have Ministry of Health representatives to discuss how the platform can be meaningfully used and further developed to support countries in eHealth / Digital Health planning, strategy and policy making.

Short introductory presentations of BETTEReHEALTH, the DHA platform and the experiences and needs/requirements of the panelists will be followed by a discussion (among panelists and audience) to look at experiences with how digital health strategy and policy making is developed, and how digital health registry data can be used to inform the process.


Salim Azzabi Zouraq, Word Health Organization, Capacity Building & Collaboration, Department of Digital Health and Innovation

—–> Digital Health Atlas: a WHO global technology registry platform
The Digital Health Atlas (DHA) aims to strengthen the value and impact of digital health investments, improve coordination, and facilitate institutionalization and scale. It is an open-source web platform designed to support goverments, technologists, implementers and donors to better coordinate digital health activities globally. In addition, the DHA supports implementers to assess the maturity of their digital health projects and gain access to global resources on current best practices in digital health.

Dawit Birhan, Technical Advisor, Health Information Technology Directorate, Ministry of Health, Ethiopia

—–> Ethiopian digital health projects inventory

Elvis Sitithana Mpakati Gama, PhD Health Econ, MSc Econ, Technical Advisor – Digital Health Financing, Department of Planning and Policy Development, Ministry of Health, Malawi

Sam Quarshie, Head IT, Ghana Health Service

—–> How the DHA could support the development of digital health policies and strategies


This webinar is closed. You can watch the recording here.