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Digital and data tools are fundamentally changing approaches to health and the design of health systems, but governance models have not followed the pace of innovation.

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.

The Commission

About Us

How the Commission works

For the first time, a joint The Lancet and Financial Times Commission on Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world is exploring the convergence of digital health, artificial intelligence (AI), and other frontier technologies with universal health coverage (UHC) to support attainment of the third Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).

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.

Meet the Co-Chair

Dr Anurag Agrawal

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


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Professor Ilona Kickbusch

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

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Dr Micheal Adelhardt

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


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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.

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Aferdita Bytyqi

Senior Coordinator


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Christian Franz

Policy and Research Consultant


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Aadarsh Gangwar

Project Assistant


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Whitney Gray

Policy & Research Officer | Youth Coordinator