Past Events

Commonwealth Health Professions Alliance Commonwealth Civil Society Policy Forum 2020

Virtual

  Strengthening Health Systems with Digital Technologies in Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Ensure Universal Health Coverage Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is based on the principle that individuals and communities have the right to access comprehensive and good quality health services without experiencing financial hardship. The rights-based approach lies at the core of this concept. UHC is pivotal to…

High Level Event: Manifesto to Secure a Healthy Planet for All

Royal Over Seas League Park Place,London,

The Manifesto was launched at a High Level Event in London on the 31st July 2019, where Emergency response mechanisms to address the Climate and Environmental Crisis are being explored. The Manifesto has been developed in response to the increasing international and United Nations evidence and understanding of the severity of our global climate and environmental crisis. This builds upon collaborative action to advance the InterAction Council's Dublin Charter, endorsed at its Plenary Session in 2017. The overall aim is to secure a healthy planet for the wellbeing of future generations for all, by placing the health of the planet at the heart of decision making and establishing emergency response mechanisms at global, national and community levels.

Launch of the Commonwealth Digital Health Fellowship Programme

IDS Seminar Room IDS Building, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona RoadSouthampton,

Launch of the Commonwealth Digital Health Fellowship Programme and A digital hub for ‘universal health systems for planet, place and people’ A collaborative initiative between the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health, and the University of Southampton, UK.

Digital Health Commonwealth Ministerial Dinner

The Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID) Chem. Eugène-Rigot 2A, 1202Genève,

This evening I was invited to participate in the 72th World Health Assembly side event on “Digital Health Commonwealth Ministerial Dinner”, building collaborative partnerships for digital health initiatives across the common wealth countries and beyond. This event was held in Le Restaurant Graduate Institute Geneva, Geneva Switzerland. It was hosted by the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health, Commonwealth Medical Association

Digital Health Week 2018

Cinnamon Grand Colombo 77 Galle Rd, Colombo, Western

The Digital Health Week 2018 was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from the 7 to 12 of October 2018 for the 3rd consecutive year. The event was organized by the Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka (HISSL), the Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA), the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) and the Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medicine of Sri Lanka.

The event was launched in London on the sidelines of the ‘Commonwealth Heads of Government’ Meeting 2018 held from the 16th to 21st April 2018. The Digital Health Week 2018 consisted of five international conferences, the Commonwealth Digital Health Awards , and the Commonwealth Digital Health Expo.

Ministerial Luncheon Side Event to WHA 2018 – Digital Health Commonwealth – Geneva, Switzerland

Maison de la Paix Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2E (pétale 5)Genève,

The 71st World Health Assembly side event on “Creating a Digital Health Dynamic for Universal Health Coverage 2030”, building collaborative partnerships for digital health initiatives across the common wealth countries and beyond. This event was held in Le Restaurant Maison de la paix Geneva, Geneva Switzerland. It was hosted by the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health, Commonwealth Medical Association

Launch of the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health

CWCDH HQ 100 Pall Mall,, London, UK, SW1

The objective of this event was to highlight the central importance of Digital Health in achieving One Planetary Health and operationalizing Universal Health Coverage 2030,and the role that the establishment of the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) will play as a catalytic and collaborative enabler of Digital Health innovation and investment in the Commonwealth at large.

2nd Commonwealth Digital Health Conference & Awards

Cinnamon Grand Colombo 77 Galle Rd, Colombo, Western

Digital Health Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd Commonwealth Digital Health Conference & Awards was held from 10 – 12 October 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo Sri Lanka with the participation of Health Informaticians from around the globe.

24th Triennial Conference on the theme ‘Digital Health for Health and Wellbeing’ in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Grand Colombo 77 Galle Rd, Colombo, Western

The conference is on the theme of digital health. In the words of the newly elected CMA president Professor Vajira Dissanayake ‘ We are living in a globalised world where digital health is transforming healthcare and making it possible for healthcare to be delivered in a more efficient and productive manner rationally especially in the developing world where there is a large gap between the optimal recommended and actual health workforce on the ground’

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