About the Commission

Growing up in a digital world

Learn how the Commission is recommending a healthier digital environment for children, and the roles that policymakers, academics, and governments play today.


Youth Statement and Call for Action

Representatives from twenty-three global youth networks convened at a two-part GHFutures2030 Youth Consultation hosted by Wilton Park and co-authored a statement on the health futures youth want. They also adopted a strong Call For Action which urges stakeholders to take action towards strong governance of the digital transformations in health with youth meaningfully and intentionally involved at every level.

GHFutures2030 Youth Network

The network will bring together young people under the age of thirty to build a movement dedicated to digital health governance inspired by the needs of children and young people.

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Global thought leaders and experts discuss principles of health data governance

On 7 July 2021, The Lancet and Financial Times Commission Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world (hereafter: ‘GHFutures2030’ or ‘The Commission’), in collaboration with Transform Health, hosted a virtual consultation at Wilton Park titled ‘Governing health futures: A joint consultation on health data governance principles.’



Global health leaders identify financing fundamental digital infrastructures as a digital determinant of health at WHA74

On 27 May 2021, The Lancet and Financial Times Commission Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world, in collaboration with Digital Square and the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of Geneva, hosted a virtual World Health Assembly side event titled ‘Addressing the fundamental digital infrastructure gap in digital health interventions: an issue of health equity.’


GHFutures2030 Call for Youth Blogs

The Lancet & Financial Times Commission Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world (GHFutures2030) is calling for blog submissions for our special thematic series titled ‘Health futures: Youth voices at the forefront of digital health governance’. This special thematic series will invite youth under 30 to share their views and voice their opinions on issues related to digital health governance, expanding our blog authorship to include future leaders of health futures. In particular, we are looking to include op-ed pieces and case studies.



“I can’t even imagine”: Global poll reveals young people’s uncertainty about the future of digital health.

August 25, 2021


Inclusive digital health policy starts on the frontline: A South African case for cross-sectoral collaboration

August 25, 2021


The Dosette: A dose of simplified healthcare

August 25, 2021


In Conversation with

Brian Li Han Wong & Artur Olesch discuss the importance and timeliness of governing health futures and digital transformations with GHFutures2030 Co-chairs and Danielle Mullings.

In Conversation with

GHFutures2030 Youth Officers, Egle Janusonyte, and Commissioner Ran Balicer discuss how education and cross-sectoral innovation/partnership can support health systems and strenthening health workforce.

In Conversation with

Commissioner Miranda Wolpert, Toluse from Mental Health Aware Nigeria discusses how digital transformations in health can support the achievement of UHC and SDG 3, with a particular focus on mental health and adolescent health and well-being.

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