“A well-functioning health information system is one that ensures the production, analysis, dissemination and use of reliable and timely information on health determinants, health systems performance and health status.” WHO
IHO supports members in the developing and applying different data collection and data
management tools, from personal medical records to population data records, and in analysing the
Stronger surveillance and response capacity: IHO will supports its members to have stronger surveillance system. This will involve having public health systems that are equipped with up-to-date technologies and dedicated personnel and are able to detect, investigate, communicate and contain threats to public health security, and be part of an unbroken international line of defence against such threats.
Newsletters and magazines: IHO members will have access to regular health newsletters, magazines, journals and research papers. IHO will also keep its members informed of health systems updates around the world.