A Review of the WHO Guidelines on Digital Health: Process and Next Steps

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Dr Alain Labrique is an infectious disease epidemiologist, community trialist and a globally recognized leader in the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to strengthen health systems in resource-limited settings. Currently serving on the faculty of the Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Program of the Department of International Health, Labrique holds joint appointments in Epidemiology, Community-Public Health (Nursing), Health Sciences Informatics (Medicine), Bioengineering Innovation and Design (Engineering). Labrique has a Master’s in Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master’s in Epidemiology and a PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his field work as a research fellow at the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh.

Dr Smisha Agarwal is an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research is aimed at improving maternal and newborn health in low-income settings through strengthening community health systems and leveraging innovative technological solutions. Over the last decade, she has developed methods for evaluating programs that employ digital tools such as mobile phones for health service delivery. She also led a series of systematic Cochrane reviews that have been leveraged by the WHO to develop global guidelines on the use of digital tools to strengthen health services.

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