Main Lines of Action
Information Systems for Health is a mechanism for managing interoperable systems with open data that comes from different sources and that is ethically used, through effective ICT tools, to generate strategic information for the benefit of public health.
eHealth / Digital Health
eHealth is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for health. The eHealth
program promotes the use of information and communication technologies in health
Family of International Classifications
The FIC is a group of integrated classification products to be used alone or jointly, with the
purpose of improving health through the provision of information for decision-making at all levels.
Strengthening Health Information Systems
PAHO's main objective in the area of information systems is to improve and strengthen health
information for decision-making and program planning.