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.
Implementing universal access to health and universal health coverage in the region will be strengthened through interconnected and interoperable health-related information systems that assure effective and efficient access to quality data, strategic information and ICT tools for decision making and wellbeing.
To implement a better decision and policy making mechanism through health-related information systems that ensure universal, free and timely access to data and strategic information using the most cost-effective ICT tools.
The strategic goals of IS4H focus on data management and information technologies; management and governance; innovation and performance; and knowledge management and sharing.
To ensure a successful IS4H implementation, it is important—among other things—to measure the level of maturity of your information systems, and to define the HR skills and the ICT infrastructure needed.