We are delighted to welcome Dr. Ain Aaviksoo, a healthcare digitisation and innovation expert, to join our team of Global Ambassadors. Dr. Aaviksoo, with over 25 years of experience in the field, has an illustrious career that spans various sectors, including healthcare, technology, and government consultation.
Ain Aaviksoo, MD MPH is an expert in healthcare digitization and innovation with 25 years of experience. He currently works as a development manager and co-founder of the HeBA Clinic and consults internationally for companies and governments. Dr. Aaviksoo also leads the consent service working group in the ITU global project GovStack. Previously, he has worked as the Chief Medical Officer of the cyber security company Guardtime, the Undersecretary for e-services and innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs and the CEO of the Praxis think tank. Dr. Aaviksoo is a business development mentor for various companies and is socially active in the fields of sport for health and medical training.
Brian O’Connor, Chair of ECHAlliance The Global Health Connector, commented on Dr. Aaviksoo joining ECHAlliance as an ambassador:
“We first worked together when Estonia had the Presidency of the Council of Europe in 2017. From that, we together created the Digital Health Society as our Data & Digital arm. I am sure more great initiatives will come from this renewed friendship.”
Ain Aaviksoo, remarked:
“Having seen the birth of Digital Health Society in a meeting room that couldn’t accommodate all the interested stakeholders 6 years ago I’m excited and humbled to contribute again to the movement which has proven its capability to make the change happen in practice”.
With Dr. Ain Aaviksoo joining our team of Ambassadors, ECHAlliance expects to continue its efforts in the global domain of digital health. His expertise and interest in innovation support our mission, and ECHAlliance appreciates his contribution to our ongoing work.