Health at the Davos Forum, hero. At the new meeting of the world elite organized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (Switzerland), health was once again in the limelight, with Application of technology in the sector to achieve greater equity as a key point of debate,
The impact of the pandemic, geopolitical conflicts and socioeconomic upheavals have overwhelmed healthcare around the world, especially in the most vulnerable countries. Top business leaders open debate in Davos inquiry What is needed to create a more equitable world in the distribution of medicines and health care.
Mayo Clinic CEO Gianrico Farrugia affirms that the world lives in a persistent health inequality that can only be corrected “Changing the structure of health and making it more accessible to all sectors,
To gain equity, the speakers agreed to bet on technology and artificial intelligence (I one). ,We have to bring healthcare back to the people and make it more accessible through technology. Royal Philips CEO Roy Jacobs assures that it should revamp the entire healthcare ecosystem and support change.
Speakers Opt To Technology And Artificial Intelligence To Generate More Equity
Farruggia replied that more representation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is needed. ,We will never have all the professionals we need and technology is there to help us”, cried the manager.
“We are living in times of crisis and the advent of technology is also a way to create a more sustainable system and find new prescriptions for hitherto unknown drugs,” explained Vas Narasimhan, CEO of Novartis. “In short, investing in health over the long term means improving our economy,” he added.
Meanwhile, Belen Garrijo, CEO of Merck, said that “Health is a universal right that 2 billion people lackeven in developed countries, Later, the Spanish directive stated that “the governors of the different countries have to stop considering healthcare as a cost and consider it as a strategy contributing to global economic growth.”
But to improve access to technology, you have to liberalize access to data, “It’s so important to get more access to big Data By professionals and by not restricting it to a few, it is the only way we will create an open healthcare system where ideas flow freely”, Jacobs concluded.
Climate change and mental health at center of debate
Another highlight of the debate was the fight against climate change by the health sector. ,We all know in the health market that some diseases are on the rise due to climate change. And spoiling the air we breathe is our first challenge”, said Narasimhan. ,Another, less talked about challenge of climate change is mental health”, added the manager.
The end of the debate was related to the need to demystify the need for mental health in society. “There is a shortage of professionals in the mental health field, a lack of training and some barriers to break down, but for world leaders to speak out here is already a big step forward,” said Seth Moulton, a United States House Representative. Congressman in
,Artificial intelligence should be part of diagnosis to help us move forward in mental healthas well as cooperation between the private sector and the public sector, only in this way we will achieve a stronger world”, said the politician.