Health Data Governance Summit Part 2

Written by World Health Organization

30/09/2021 - 30/09/2021
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The first summit on 30 June brought together WHO, Member States, partners and the general public to build on this momentum for greater international collaboration on data governance. This resulted in a draft summit statement which was made available for public comment.

The second summit will further advance the dialogue with a focus on three technical tracks:
1. Research data sharing
2. Public health and disease surveillance
3. Data sharing policies: Legal and ethical considerations


In addition, it will present the final summit statement and outline key learnings and next steps to effectively use data to deliver on WHO’s “triple billion” targets and the health related Sustainable Development Goals.

Summary of institutional work on data governance

World Health Organization  Global Health Network World Economic Forum Transform Health  
Wellcome The Data Values Project PLOS The Health Data Hub (HDH)

University of Oslo

UNITAR & Health EOSC UNICEF
PARIS21 Gates Foundation Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford UNCTAD
Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) GAVI Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO)
PharmAccess Group World Heart Federation Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social, Costa Rica Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) International Health Policy Program (IHPP Thailand) The Lancet The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) Open Data Institute (ODI)

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