International Digital Health Symposium
27 February 2019, The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India  
For stakeholders including academia, government institutions, healthcare institutions, researchers,
innovators, start-ups, non-governmental organization and industry


The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India along with World Health Organization and George Institute for Global Health are organizing the International Digital Health Symposium and Exhibition on 27 February 2019 at New Delhi India. The Symposium will be held at the Ashok Hotel in the Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi, and will provide a forum to learn from key global leaders in the field of digital health and innovation.

The symposium will follow the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) summit scheduled on 25-26 February, 2019, at New Delhi India and will allow wide engagement with innovators, clinical leaders, academia, researchers, healthcare establishments, government representatives, international and national technical experts, entrepreneurs and the research community.

The symposium will also include an exhibition on Digital Health, where participant countries, Indian ministries, states and other stakeholders will showcase key innovations, implementation experiences and innovative Digital Health Interventions.

This would also be an opportunity for countries to showcase key innovations and share experiences of implementing digital health interventions for health systems strengthening and Universal Health Coverage at the exhibition. Attendees include global leaders and innovators in the health information systems, industry representatives as well as senior health officials from governments across the world.

Key topics that will be discussed on the day include:

  • Futuristic Health Systems: An overview of the landscape of digital health interventions
  • Challenges in Health IT Sector
  • Privacy and Security in the Digital Arena
  • Aadhaar and National Health Stack
  • Innovation Ecosystem, Start-ups and AI for Health
  • Digital Health Innovations for transforming primary care (Integrated People Centred Healthcare delivery systems)
  • Disrupting healthcare delivery models (Remote Monitoring/Wearables /IOT/Home based care)
  • Data for Decisions: Implementing national health information systems.

Breakout sessions:

  • Digital Health through the life course
  • Financing Digital Health : Principles and Practices
  • Public Health Surveillance Systems
  • Industry Dialogue: Enabling Environment for Public Private Partnerships in Digital Health
  • Digitally enabled Citizen Centred Health Care
  • Personalized Precision Medicine: Genomics and beyond