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Mobile Healthcare Information For All: The First HIFA SMART Goal

Web2.0- Information & Communication Management

HIFA2015 Logo“By 2015, at least one telecoms provider, in at least one country, will endorse the vision of Healthcare Information For All, and will provide free access to essential healthcare knowledge in the local language, pre loaded on all new mobile phones they may sell and freely downloadable to all those who already have a mobile phone.”

The mHIFA SMART Goal was proposed and will be led by the HIFA 2012-15 Challenge Working Group, which is specifically concerned with the health information needs of citizens, parents and children, in recognition of the huge (and largely unrealised) potential of mobile phones to meet basic healthcare information needs of citizens, parents and children. A draft concept note for discussion is available here

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KIRUCODO REPORT FROM TWELFTH SESSION OF THE PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES 20 ‐ 31 MAY 2013 UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK

The UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations at its 2011 regular session, held from 31 January to 9 February 2011, decided to recommend Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) Special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and as a prerequisite to fulfill its mandate, KIRUCODO is always invited to send a delegation of participants to attend respective council meeting.

This Report was prepared and submitted to Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) By KIRUCODO’s New York-based volunteer Ms. Jane Mcleod.

The following highlights below are explored in the report:

1)      Indigenous Youth: Identity, Challenges and Hope

2)      Agency Support Group on Indigenous Peoples’ Issues annual meeting for 2012

3)      Resilience, traditional knowledge and capacity building for pastoralist communities in Africa

4)      Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Food and Food Sovereignty

For more information, feel free to download a copy of the report at this LINK

 

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