Digital Health Implementation Guide for the Pacific

Publication | May 2021

This guide provides resources for the planning and implementation of health systems in Pacific island countries to support improved decision-making and service delivery.

  • US$28.00 (paperback)

With increased internet connectivity, Pacific island countries have more opportunities to connect remote health facilities for greater information exchange. This guide draws on experiences from Pacific island countries that have already invested in digital health and brings together practical tools and resources to support all stages of digital health planning and implementation. It includes extensive contributions from practitioners, government staff, and development partners in the Pacific health sector.


  • Leadership and Governance
    • Laying the Groundwork
    • Policies and Strategies
    • Preparing for Action
  • Technical
    • System Architecture
    • Interoperability and Integration
    • Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality
    • Infrastructure, Data Center, and Storage
    • Risk Management
    • Patient Portals
  • Analytics and Innovation
    • Data Use and Analytics
    • Healthcare Innovation

Additional Details

  • Health
  • Health system development
  • Health sector development and reform
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Cook Islands
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Vanuatu
  • 100
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TIM210178-2
  • 978-92-9262-855-0 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-856-7 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9262-857-4 (ebook)

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