The International Telecommunication Union collects telecommunication/ICT data for about 200 economies worldwide. WHO uses these data, together with eHealth survey data, to produce country profiles on eHealth.
The Health Academy was launched at the end of 2003 as one of the main programmes within eHealth. It aimed to improve knowledge about good health through the use of eLearning. In particular, it targets school-age children aged 12-18 through multi-media presentation of its health content.
A platform to support the development of human resources for health in Portuguese-speaking countries, to facilitate collaboration among institutions, deliver health information and promote capacity-building. This programme was active as one of the major programmes within eHealth between 2005 and 2016.
The two Millennium Development Goals on improving the health of women and children are in urgent need of innovative and strategic actions, supported by political will and resources for greater impact. ICT is critical in this effort.