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WHO Forum on Health Data Standardization and Interoperability

Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Date: 3-4 December 2012

The primary objective of the Forum is to facilitate a dialogue among health data standards development organizations, standards maintenance organizations, academic institutions, subject matter experts, and Member States toward a comprehensive roadmap for full implementation of health data standards for interoperability within countries.

Topics of the Forum will include:

  • a discussion on essential health data standards for health systems performance;
  • how to make health data standards freely accessible to Members States;
  • human capacity for health data standards implementation and maintenance; and
  • the role of development partners in health data standards implementation.

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