Australia-India: Leveraging digital technologies for health outcomes

September 2017

The following report consists of recommendations to leverage digital technologies for health outcomes from the roundtable to be considered by the Joint Working Group of Senior Officials.

Download Australia-India: Leveraging Digital Technologies for Health Outcomes report (PDF 95KB)

With an aim to further India and Australia's long-standing partnerships the countries recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) envisioning greater cooperation and collaboration on health, including on science & technology to improve health outcomes.

As part of the framework of this MoU, The George Institute for Global Health India hosted a Digital Health Industry Roundtable on 30th May 2017. Key stakeholders from the Governments of India and Australia along with representatives from the Industry discussed the key areas where digital technology investments can make the biggest impact on health outcomes in India.

Read about the Digital Health Roundtable event that produced this report

We published a scoping study report in 2016 which presents a comprehensive landscape of the current mobile healthcare technology in India and provides suggestions about the future action that can be taken for a comprehensive inclusion of mHealth as a tool for health system strengthening.

Download mHealth Interventions for Health System Strengthening in India: A scoping study report (PDF 8MB)

We presented the above scoping study report at a high-level technical consultation held in December 2016. Based on the recommendations from the consultation, we engaged with key stakeholders in supporting evidence informed decision on Digital Health Initiatives.

The Enhancing Impact through Technology Enabled Healthcare report captures both highlights and key outcomes of the scoping study and the mHealth conference from Consensus to Impact. 

Download Enhancing Impact through Technology Enabled Healthcare: From Consensus to Impact report (PDF 2.3MB)

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