Healthcare System Resilience Summit: statement and call to action4 March 2022
The Healthcare System Resilience Summit, held at the World Expo in Dubai on 30-31 January 2022, convened leaders from across the globe to share learnings and plan actions to make COVID-19 the catalyst for stronger health systems across the globe. A group of stakeholders, including Prof. Raymond Vanholder, EKHA President, launched a ‘Call for urgent action to ensure health system resilience and sustainability’.
The group urges all stakeholders to set ambitious goals to:
1- Treat healthcare as a strategic asset, with an investment mindset,
2- Ensure the right to health, and the right to care – for everyone,
3- Prevention to be prioritised with all healthcare systems,
4- Build a digital capability and policy framework to make health services more targeted, efficient, and responsive
5- Collaborate across borders and sectors to learn and act together.
Read the full call to action here.