On 4-5 December 2014, held its third general meeting in Manila, Philippines which initiated a more technical series of presentations and panel discussions. An innovations fair and several knowledge-sharing and learning sessions were held themed to support national eHealth capacity building to scale and sustain ICT investments, emphasizing specific techniques as part of national eHealth and HIS strategies and action plans that address better governance, enterprise architecture, standardization and interoperability, and program management that can effectively aid scaling and sustaining current and future investments.
On September 25 to 27, 2013, the Asia eHealth Information Network with support from various partners organized the Information Technology for Universal Health Coverage Conference (IT4UHC). This conference featured a broad set of topics regarding the effective use of information and communications technology in support of universal health coverage. An innovative aspect of this conference is the availability of mature, emerging, and soon to-be-developing social health insurance schemes. It also leveraged the south-south approach to capacity building through the exchange of experts in Asia and Africa.
The World Health Organization and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have produced a National eHealth Strategy Toolkit to help deliver direct national benefits frominvestments in eHealth. The primary objective of this workshop is to enable participants to plan the construction and monitoring of national programmes that will deliver a successful national eHealth strategy based on using the Toolkit.
On 23-24 September 2013, AeHIN Held its second general meeting in Manila, Philippines and presented the network's Regional eHealth Strategic Implementation Plan for 2014-2017. AeHIN reviewed agreements from the first AeHIN General Meeting in Bangkok August 2012, shared updates on country eHealth developments including opportunities and challenges; and crafted a roadmap of activities to further strengthen the network and develop eHealth in the region.
Alongside, two other eHealth conferences were held, the IT4UHC Meeting and the WHO-ITU National eHealth Strategy Toolkit workshop.
On 7-10 August 2012, nearly 90 Health Information Systems (HIS), eHealth, and Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) professionals from 19 countries in South and Southeast Asia and 14 development and implementing partners met in a workshop in Bangkok, Thailand to officially launch the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN).