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Governing Health Futures 2030: 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.

Strategy and Structure

Created in 2019, the Commission published its final report and recommendations in 2021, after over two years of independant internal deliberation and input from several external stakeholders in an innovative format.

Interview with Ilona Kickbusch and Anurag Agrawal

The Lancet medical journal partnered with the Financial Times newspaper to establish a new commission called Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world.

Meet the Co-Chairs and Commissioners

Co-Chairs and Commissioners represent a wide range of sectors, expertise, and backgrounds. By collaborating and contributing their guidance, inputs, and ideas on matters related to the Commission between 2019-2021, they played a key role in shaping the Commission’s final report.


Dr Anurag Agrawal

Director, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, India



Professor Ilona Kickbusch

Chair of the International Advisory Board, Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland


Dr Micheal Adelhardt

Head of Competence Centre Health and Social Protection, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH



Professor Ran Balicer

Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute; Chief Innovation Officer, Clalit Health Services, Israel

Meet the Secretariat

The Secretariat of the Commission is hosted by the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, a Geneva-based centre of excellence on global health, focusing on global health governance and global health diplomacy.

Aferdita Bytyqi

Senior Coordinator


Christian Franz

Policy and Research Consultant


Aadarsh Gangwar

Project Assistant


Whitney Gray

Policy & Research Officer | Youth Coordinator