How ICT Can Speed Up Attainment of Universal Health Coverage
Information and communication technology solutions are key in helping countries achieve universal health coverage.
Almost all countries in Asia and the Pacific have embraced universal health coverage (UHC) as a pathway to greater national prosperity. Information and communication technology (ICT) is key to attaining and sustaining UHC as well as strengthening health-system accountability. ICT innovations in health—or e-health—are already in place in many countries in Asia and the Pacific offering lessons that can be replicated.
Health, Information and communication technology
Last updated: October 2016
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