Who’s Involved

GDHP Leadership



The United States of America, represented by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), serves as the 3rd GDHP Secretariat as of January 1, 2022. Steven Posnack, the U.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT, serves as chair.

Vice Chair

The Netherlands, represented by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, serves as the 1st GDHP Vice Chair. Abigail Norville, the Deputy Secretary General serves as Vice Chair.

Global GDHP Members

The Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) was established as an international collaboration of governments, government agencies, and multinational organizations.

Countries and Territories

Work Stream Chairs

The GDHP has five work streams that advance global digital health in a variety of areas, namely: policy environments, clinical and consumer engagement, cyber security, evidence and evaluation, and interoperability. The Chairs and Co-Chairs of these work streams include:

Work Stream Name Chair Co-Chair
Policy Environments United Kingdom Canada
Clinical and Consumer Engagement United Kingdom Italy
Cyber Security United States of America Hong Kong, China
Evidence and Evaluation Italy Saudi Arabia
Interoperability United States of America Canada