#EU2022FR High-Level Ministerial Conference: “Citizenship, Ethics and Health Data"
The conference was held on the 02/02/2022
High-Level Ministerial Conference: “Citizenship, Ethics and Health Data"
In the perspective of the creation of a European Health Data Space (EHDS) it remains a priority to offer European citizens a trust framework for digital health :
this major issue will be addressed from citizen, ethical, health systems and political perspectives, expressed by institutional experts and civil society representatives
Objective: This high-level conference, was organised by the Ministerial eHealth Delegation (DNS), it was an opportunity to formalise the values which will condition the development of digital health, and to clarify the principles which are set to be the pillars of the future European Health Data Space. The conference also aimed to underpin the European digital health strategy with a strong citizen-centered and ethics-based approach
Citizenship, Ethics and Health Data
In order of presentation :
Videoconference (The conference will be simultaneously translated into five languages: French, English, German, Spanish and Italian)
Professor Ilona Kickbusch’s keynote
The meaning of "citizenship", ethics and health data
Watch Professor Ilona Kickbusch 's speech for the Ministerial Conference*, entitled "The meaning of "citizenship", ethics and health data".
Founder and Chair of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, Professor Kickbusch shared her deep conviction that we need to apply a broader view that situates digital health within a whole society perspective and a solidarity based digital governance framework.
Professor Kickbusch explains that a "European approach to health data must be grounded in a new understanding of digital health citizenship and on a strong set of values and ethical principles, including data solidarity, equity, digital stewardship and trust, accountability and public participation".
Keynote slides are accessible here
To go further:
KEYNOTE Kickbusch European High-Level Conference 2.2.2022
Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world
* This video was recorded remotely during the High-Level Ministerial Conference on “Citizenship, Ethics and Health Data"
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