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12. June 2015

Empowering Women in Telemedicine and eHealth through Education

For its third participation the Working group on Women (WoW) and its partners, Millennia2025 Foundation, Connecting Nurses, Connecting Midwives and Klughammer, organised a Women and eHealth session at Medetel 2015 on the theme "Empowering Women in Telemedicine and eHealth through Education".

The session aimed at creating the momentum along the various tools for education using ICTs to reach women as beneficiaries, healthcare professionals and leaders in Telemedicine and eHealth. MOOCs, mentoring, online courses, research and innovation were presented by speakers coming from Mexico, Australia, the Czech Republic and Nigeria. Participants shared several experiences in education with the speakers during an open dialogue session.

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2. May 2015

Med-e-Tel 2015

During Med-e-Tel 2015 the Working Group on Women organized the workshop "Empowering Women in eHealth and Telemedicine through Education". The following presentations were held:

  • The Women Observatory for eHealth (WeObservatory) Develops an Intelligence MOOCs Commons for Women and eHealth
    by Veronique Thouvenot, Lilia Perez-Chavolla
    Millennia2025 Foundation, Belgium
    ICT Applications Consultant, USA
  • Mentoring Young Scientists and Engineers in Interdisciplinary Domains
    by Lenka Lhotska
    Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Where There is no Hospital: Mobile Sonography Devices to Reduce Maternal and Foetal Mortality and Morbidity
    by Nadine Goodman, Eleonora Muntañola Thornberg
    Centro para los Adolescentes de San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
    Centro para los Adolescentes de San Miguel de Allende, Spain
  • Telehealth in Nigeria (Mirage or Reality): A Review of Literature
    by Adesola Odole
    Dept. of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Med-e-Tel 2015

8. July 2014

ICN eHealth Bulletin and WoW

There is a citation of WoW in the eHealth Bulletin of June 2014 of the International Council of Nurses (ICN). The ICN is established in Geneva, Switzerland.

The eHealth Program Collaboration between ICN and ISfTeH was formalised with a Memorandum of Understanding that reflected the ongoing communication and collaboration between the two organisations. The Working Group on Women’s session at Med-e-Tel 2014 offered a dynamic opportunity to share expertise and field experiences on eHealth and Telemedicine solutions addressing women’s health needs. The Women Session at Med-e-Tel 2015 will focus on Education Online and eLearning.

15. May 2014

Women in Computing

The early years of computing were full of women. Sometime around the 1970s, this changed. Why we should be bothered, and what we should be doing about it.

An article written by Dr Hannah Dee who is a lecturer in computer science at Aberystwyth, who does research into computer vision and teaches web programming.

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5. May 2014

During the Med-e-Tel 2014 in Luxembourg the Working Group on Women (WoW) and the Women Observatory for eHealth (WeObservatory) presented "Women, eHealth and Telemedicine at All Ages of Life: From Birth to Old Age"

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24. March 2014

The IET Women's Network is a specialist group, set up to provide support to our women members. There are a number of elements that make up the network, some of which are featured below.

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18. December 2013

Tech Leadership Lags Behind in Gender Diversity

To inspire tomorrow’s great female engineers, we need better toys today

2. November 2013

Statements from the two female candidates for the ISfTeH Board

Esther Ogara Statement

Pirkko Kouri Statement

1. August 2013

GSMA mWomen

Increasing women’s access to and use of mobile and life-enhancing, value-added services in the developing world.

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9. April 2013

Medetel 2013

The Working Group on Women (WoW) has been recently created after the Women and eHealth Special Session at Medetel 2013 in Luxembourg.