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Case studies in Government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: how has technology been used to address women’s health needs and what are the gaps?

United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (...+1 more
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
Global
Thu 04 Mar 2021
2:00 pm
Free
What you'll learn

The Case studies in Government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic is part of UNU IIGH Gender and Digital Health Webinar Series.

  • When: 4 March 2021
  • Time: 2:00pm MYT
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About the event
What is it about?
The webinar series aims to address the gendered dimensions of digital technologies for health, with a focus on the translation of evidence to policy and practice-based learning in LMICs.
Who is part of it?
The Gender and Digital Health Webinar Series is organised by a consortium between UNU IIGH, The University of Cape Town and BBC Media Action. The session was moderated by Amnesty LeFevre from the University of Cape Town and Tigest Tamrat from WHO. It had the participation of Theresa Diaz from WHO; Andrew Boulle from Western Cape Department of Health; and Juan Antonio Perez from Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) as speakers. The session also had the participation of guest discussants Edith Munyana from the Ministry of Health Rwanda and Kenechukwu Esom from UNDP.
A woman serves another woman at a shop wearing face makes, in West Java, Indonesia.
Key Takeaways
1
Addresses the global impact on RMNCA
Addresses the global impact on RMNCA
The event explores and addresses the global impact of COVID-19 on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.
2
The role of digital health in reponse
The role of digital health in reponse
The event looked at digital health adaptations to support the response to COVID-19 in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, and track the epidemic impact on women's health and associated services.
3
Case study: Tamil Nadu India
Case study: Tamil Nadu India
The event looked at the government response to COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu India, in particular, how IT enabled service delivery for maternal and child healthcare during COVID-19.
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