This document summarises the main messages from a report published in October 2021 by the Lancet and Financial Times Commission called ‘Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world’. It explains what the Commission is, why it was created, and what its key findings and recommendations are. It has been written especially for older children and youth who are interested in the ways that 
digital technologies are shaping our health and well-being.

Future is Digital

Digital Health

Growing up in a digital world

About the Commission

Commission’s Findings

Recommendations

Make a Difference

Future is Digital

Our world is undergoing big changes. Climate change, urbanisation, conflict, and the COVID-19 pandemic are among the major shifts 
that are transforming people’s lives, our planet, and our futures.


One of the most radical changes facing our world is the rapidly growing use of digital technologies and the data that these technologies produce. Digital devices connected to the internet 
can be found everywhere!

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Digital Health

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Growing up in a digital world

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About the commission

In October 2019, 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.

 

We asked the two chairs of the Commission, Professor Ilona Kickbusch and Dr Anurag Agrawal to tell us more about the Commission

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Commission’s findings

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Recommendations

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Make a difference

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Youth Call to Action Video

For the first time, a joint The Lancet & Financial Times 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).

GHFutures2030 report: Youth edition will be launched on 8 December 2021

Join 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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GHFutures2030 Report Coming Soon!

The report of The Lancet and Financial Times Commission on Governing health futures 2030: Growing up in a digital world will be launched globally at the World Health Summit, Berlin on 25 October 2021, at 11.00 – 12.30 CEST!

 

Register here to join us at the event virtually.