One way we are leveraging IT to enhance manifestation of equity in health and education systems is by utilizing IT communication portals to build Communities of Practice (CoP) around community based health and education systems. To this end, we are launching the Peoples Webinar series to utilize IT to address the challenges in health and education systems.
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If you would like to contribute to this effort, please reach out to us by emailing Dr. Seble Frehywot (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In addition, Dr. Yianna Vovides is leading an exploratory study to better understand how distance/remote instruction is implemented in a time of crisis and beyond. The study aims to investigate the emergence of possible new models for distance education based on the models that were available before COVID19. Learn more and participate.
There are more than one billion people with disabilities who are facing the challenges of COVID-19. They face major difficulties in being able to manage both prevention and recovery. Their loved ones need to care for them in close proximity and therefore social distancing is not practical. Many facilities are not geared to accommodate their […]
Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD discussed Mental Health issues, the invisible disabilities, in relation to challenges faced during the COVID-19 crisis. ITfHESE brings the Mental Health Care in the era of COVID-19 to the front burner addressing the issues that affect humanity as a whole as well as vulnerable communities around the globe. It took place […]
This webinar was organized in partnership with the African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST), Kampala, Uganda. It took place on April 15, 2020.