Argentina: Senate holds a conference on digital health

Conference “Digital Health and Innovation in Argentina: a parliamentary action plan” (link in Spanish) was held in the Senate of Argentina, jointly organized by the senator Mario Fiad , the Health Observatory of the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires, the Global Network of Parliamentarians to End Infectious Diseases, and the Institute for Strategic Studies and International Relations of the Circle of Legislators of the Nation.

The event had five panels in which legislators, health professionals and representatives of civil organizations specialized in digital health participated.

Senator Fiad stated: “The issue of digital health is among us and as legislators it challenges us and we must give it priority on the legislative agenda. These spaces are essential to reflect, give debates and mark a joint roadmap with the aim of using digital health as a tool at the service of the population”.

Panels “Central concepts of the digital transformation of health”, “Argentine experiences and innovations in digital health”, “The future of digital health in Argentina and Latin America” ​​were addressed. Proposals and challenges” and “Debate on projects for the digital transformation of health in Argentina”, were identified by experts.

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