Digital health

Many countries recognize that digital health is essential to attaining universal health coverage, as digitization has the power to unify fragmented health systems and ensure continuity of care for all. Used correctly within a clear digital health governance framework and enabled through durable, backbone digital infrastructure, digital health solutions are transformative. The key is interoperability: the ability of different information technology systems and software applications to communicate, exchange data, and use the information that has been exchanged. Viet Nam is clearly seizing this opportunity. With over 90% of the population with access to mobile phones, there are around 120 million mobile phone users, and more than half of the population is using the internet. The country is thus moving quickly towards a digital economy. As one of the developing countries with the highest rate of information and communication technology (ICT) adoption... —