Global eHealth Convention and ISfTeH Secretariat (International Society For Telemedicine and eHealth)


Global eHealth convention, ISfTeH secretariat, and Global eHealth Ambassadors Program (GeHAP)

International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth

Feasibility study and planning for a global eHealth convention. Conducted a feasibility study for a global eHealth compact and ISfTeH support for the creation of national eHealth structures providing support for national eHealth policy and strategy efforts in low- and middle-income countries. As sole contractor, GeHCs was responsible for all aspects of this project.

Services provided:

  • Development of project proposal submitted to the Rockefeller Foundation
  • Supported capacity building for eHealth policy in countries, through the creation of eHealth national societies or eHealth councils in 4 countries
  • Carried out a feasibility study for a permanent secretariat for the ISfTeH, and business plan for the organization, with a plan for sustainability of the secretariat
  • identified potential partners and funders
  • Prepared a report on the feasibility of a global eHealth convention
  • Outlined the development and maintenance of knowledge repositories using material from ISfTeH meetings, workshops and other knowledge-generating and sharing activities.