IPCHS. Integrated People-Centred Health Services


Contents tagged: digital revolution

Jan. 29, 2020

Patient perspective in an integrated people-centred health services (IPCHS) context

Every aspect of our lives has been changed by the digital revolution. Digital disruption has changed how we live, relate and trade with each other. The Intelligent Digital Mesh now weaves our devices, homes, cars and social and workplaces into one portal, giving us choice, options and access that is tailor-made for us. When you add artificial intelligence and machine learning to the mix, you then discover that your apps and devices know you much better and signpost you to the right service at the right time that fits like a glove to your life.

Sadly, healthcare has to catch up with the rest of the digital and artificial revolution. Fragmented, one size fits all and found at the end of a complicated care pathway maze, patients may end up receiving unsafe and poor quality healthcare that is not acceptable, accessible, appropriate and affordable, and worst, that is discriminatory.

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Sept. 20, 2022 Europe Event

World Health Summit 2022


The World Health Organization looks forward to co-organizing this year’s World Health Summit (WHS), 16-18 October in Berlin, Germany.

The 2022 World Health Summit aims to stimulate innovative approaches to health challenges worldwide; reaffirm the position of global health as a key political issue, foster health and well-being of all, and strengthen the international exchange of information. The WHS 2022 will create synergies and combine forces by engaging all relevant global health leaders and stakeholders from all sectors in all regions of the world.

WHS 2022 will focus on “Making the Choice for Health” by reflecting on the most pressing topics, including:

Investment for Health and Well-Being

Climate Change and Planetary Health

Architecture for Pandemic Preparedness

Digital Transformation for Health

Food Systems and Health

Health Systems Resilience and Equity

Global Health for Peace


Programme and ...