Session: Digital Health Society Declaration

During the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia and the ECHAlliance have launched an initiative inviting all stakeholders (policy makers, citizens, researchers, health care providers and professionals, payers, industry and startups) to be part of a same movement, called the ‘Digital Health Society’ (DHS). The DHS and its Task forces aims to deploy at EU scale and in a cross-border mode, structuring projects to facilitate the free flow of data and the deployment of Digital health. 


  • Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Ministry of Social Affairs Estonia
  •  Angela Brand, Director, European Centre for Public Health Genomics (ECPHG)
  • Richard Corbridge, CIO, Health Service Executive, Ireland
  • Erik Gerritsen, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands
  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, ECHAlliance
  • Bleddyn Rees, Digital Health Expert and Lawyer, Osbourne Clarke

Moderators: Marjo Näkki, Journalist
Neeme Raud, Freelance journalist

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