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Objective 1.1: Support the formulation and adoption of people-centered eHealth public policies.
Objective 1.2: Help set eHealth-related political priorities at the national and regional levels.
Objective 1.3: Support the establishment of an intersectoral national network (civil society/public network/private network) to participate in the formulation of eHealth policies and standards, as well as decision-making in that area.
Objective 1.4: Consolidate a regional system to evaluate and analyze the eHealth policies of the Member States.
Objective 2.1: Improve organizational and technology infrastructure.
Objective 2.2: Promote the use of epidemiologic surveillance services, including the human-animal interface, through the use of information and communication technologies.
Objective 2.3: Promote the sustainable, interoperable development of eHealth-centered programs and initiatives that are capable of expansion.
Objective 3.1: Promote intersectoral cooperation, both within each country and among several countries, and identify electronic mechanisms for sharing best practices, regional resources, and lessons learned.
Objective 3.2: Promote the standardized interoperability of health systems (organizational and technological interoperability).
Objective 3.3: Identify a legal framework that supports the use of information and communication technologies in the health sector and facilitates the electronic sharing of clinical information at the national and regional level. This legal framework will promote the validity of telemedicine activities and safeguard the protection of personal data.
Objective 4.1: Promote training in information and communication technologies in universities and among health professionals.
Objective 4.2: Provide reliable, quality information on health education and disease prevention to the population and health professionals.
Objective 4.3: Facilitate the dissemination, communication, and widespread distribution of health information, with emphasis on emergencies, through social networks.


eHealth Program
Department of Knowledge Management, Bioethics and Research
Pan American Health Organization
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Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
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