The Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN), together with development partners and government ministries of Lao PDR, participated in the Lao Convergence Workshop on March 30-31 via online conference.

AeHIN presented the AeHIN Mind the GAPS Framework which served as part of the regional capacity-building on digital health.

Dr. Alvin Marcelo, Executive Director of AeHIN, facilitated the workshop on governance, and Dr. Russell Gann from ADB presented the importance and various types of enterprise architecture.

Dr. Veronica Lugah from the Ministry of Health-Malaysia talked about program management in the Malaysian perspective, and shared their experiences in using the Public Sector ICT Project Management (PPrISA) methodology.

Dr. Boonchai Kijsanayotin, Chair of AeHIN, discussed the HL7 FHIR framework and health information exchange, and how the standard is applied. Dr. Kijsanayotin also shared their country experiences on developing the digital health strategy of Thailand.

The participants were from multidisciplinary healthcare sectors of Laos PDR. The conference gave them an overview of the AeHIN Mind the GAPS framework and how it can be utilized in digital health projects.