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The project addresses a series of challenges facing policy makers and innovation agencies dealing with disruptive innovation and offering direct support across the ECE region. (...) A central element of the project is developing the structure and content for a portal on disruptive innovation, with a user- friendly interface that will enable innovation agencies and innovators to analyse historical disruptive innovations and, based on that, identify trends and emerging innovation ecosystems. (...) Strengthen capacities among UNECE member States to enable and promote, including through direct financing mechanisms, disruptive innovation for sustainable development and the circular economy transition.
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Score: 719237.16 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul...0Innovation%20PMU18Nov2021.pdf
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The project addresses a series of challenges facing policy makers and innovation agencies dealing with disruptive innovation and offering direct support across the ECE region. (...) A central element of the project is developing the structure and content for a portal on disruptive innovation, with a user- friendly interface that will enable innovation agencies and innovators to analyse historical disruptive innovations and, based on that, identify trends and emerging innovation ecosystems. (...) Strengthen capacities among UNECE member States to enable and promote, including through direct financing mechanisms, disruptive innovation for sustainable development and the circular economy transition.
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Score: 719237.16 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul...20for%20sust%20development.pdf
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For every child, health1 THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF HEALTH CARE DISRUPTION ON CHILD MORTALITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA DUE TO COVID-19 J U N E 2 0 2 0 © UNICEF/UNI219052/Rfaat A B S T R A C T This technical brief summarizes the results for the MENA/EMRO region, of a global study by the John Hopkins University on the potential impact on child mortality and nutrition of health care disruptions due to the COVID-19 crisis. (...) The other top contributing factors are related to the disruption of essential care at birth and immunization. (...) FIGURE 2: % of additional child deaths attributable to the disruption of specific health care interventions and the increase in wasting.
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Score: 719008.2 - https://www.unicef.org/mena/me...6/file/health_brief-EN.pdf.pdf
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Timely and credible information is imperative in avoiding panic-driven reaction that can aggravate these disruptions, deteriorating food and nutrition security of the most vulnerable. (...) In addition, exchange rate fluctuations are expected to accur that could affect the competitiveness of export value chains. insert_drive_file Incentives and expenditure Mitigating impact of agricultural budget cuts & disruptions. 10/08/2020 contraction of agricultural production insert_drive_file Incentives and expenditure Mitigating impact of agricultural budget cuts & disruptions. 27/03/2020 Some countries (e.g. (...) The monetary implications could be large and it could delay the diffusion of vital agricultural technology. insert_drive_file Nutrition priorities School meal programmes/homegrown school meal programmes 27/03/2020 1) Closure of schools means the disruption or shutdown of school meal programmes which are often the only source of regular meals available for vulnerable and at risk children.
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Score: 718518.16 - https://www.fao.org/2019-ncov/analysis/es/
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Timely and credible information is imperative in avoiding panic-driven reaction that can aggravate these disruptions, deteriorating food and nutrition security of the most vulnerable. (...) In addition, exchange rate fluctuations are expected to accur that could affect the competitiveness of export value chains. insert_drive_file Incentives and expenditure Mitigating impact of agricultural budget cuts & disruptions. 10/08/2020 contraction of agricultural production insert_drive_file Incentives and expenditure Mitigating impact of agricultural budget cuts & disruptions. 27/03/2020 Some countries (e.g. (...) The monetary implications could be large and it could delay the diffusion of vital agricultural technology. insert_drive_file Nutrition priorities School meal programmes/homegrown school meal programmes 27/03/2020 1) Closure of schools means the disruption or shutdown of school meal programmes which are often the only source of regular meals available for vulnerable and at risk children.
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Score: 718518.16 - https://www.fao.org/2019-ncov/analysis/fr/
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Press release COVID-19 causes disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, UNICEF survey finds 18 August 2020 UNICEF/UNI357565/Jack Multimedia content available  here   NEW YORK, 18 August 2020  – Violence prevention and response services have been severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving children at increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse, according to a global survey by UNICEF.  Of 136 countries that responded to UNICEF’s Socio-economic Impact Survey of COVID-19 Response, 104 countries reported a disruption in services related to violence against children. (...) More than half of the countries reported disruptions in case management, referral services and home visits by child welfare and social workers to children and women at risk of abuse.
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Score: 718518.16 - https://www.unicef.org/eap/pre...ices-more-100-countries-unicef
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However, the degree to which these benefits are achieved will depend greatly on how well policy makers and regulators respond to the challenges of convergence. 4 The Challenges of Convergence 4.1 Market Disruption One glaring result of convergence that is revealed in the benefits I described will be market disruption. (...) One example is the merger of data and video, whereby the nature of film distribution is severely altered. Further disruption is possible because of the prevalence of broadband and TCP/IP, whereby ownership of infrastructure could allow for a greater influence on content distribution. (...) While it is vital that policy makers react quickly to disruptions, they also need to be well informed and ask key questions that will determine their approach. 4.3.1 Questions For Policy Makers *Exactly what ICT sub-sectors or industries are converging?
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Score: 718518.16 - https://www.itu.int/osg/spu/yo.../2007/essays/BennettAndrew.pdf
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Press release COVID-19 causes disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, UNICEF survey finds 18 August 2020 UNCIEF/UNI159969 NEW YORK, 18 August 2020  – Violence prevention and response services have been severely disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving children at increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse, according to a global survey by UNICEF.  Of 136 countries that responded to UNICEF’s Socio-economic Impact Survey of COVID-19 Response, 104 countries reported a disruption in services related to violence against children. (...) More than half of the countries reported disruptions in case management, referral services and home visits by child welfare and social workers to children and women at risk of abuse.
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Score: 718518.16 - https://www.unicef.org/rosa/pr...ices-more-100-countries-unicef
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Biography - Alexa Roscoe Page Content 17 Biography Page Content 2   Alexa Roscoe Disruptive Technologies Lead, International Finance Corporation Alexa serves as Disruptive Technologies Lead at the International Finance Corporation, where she leads a team advising the private sector on how disruptive technologies can open new opportunities around the world.
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Score: 718181.74 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/C...ct/biography-alexa-roscoe.aspx
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Africa) • Fastest decline in TFR recently (Lebanon, Egypt, Iran) • Iran, Lebanon and Tunisia have TFR below replacement level • Main factors: health-care related, cultural, economic, social and political Pathways to low fertility Source: Timæus & Moultrie 2020, Fig. 7 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s41043-021-00239-w https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 Pulse survey on continuity of essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic • Objective: To better understand the extent of disruptions to essential health services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic • Second wave: Jan-Mar 2021 • Coverage: Global (135 countries and territories) • Reporting period: 3 months preceding date of survey submission 20% 8% 16% 13% 21% 8% 14% 0% 8% 8% 8% 9% 13% 8% 3% 8% 1% 5% 2% 25% 7% 24% 24% 26% 26% 32% 46% 30% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90%100% Immunization (n=19) Mental, neurological and substance use disorders (n=16) Communicable diseases (n=17) Noncommunicable diseases (n=17) Reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (n=18) Neglected tropical diseases (n=12) AVERAGE DISRUPTION OF PROGRAMME SPECIFIC AREAS Percentage of countries Es se nt ia l h ea lth se rv ic e Percentage of countries reporting disruptions across tracer service areas 5-25% disrupted 26-50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted >1/4 >40% Most frequently disrupted services are for NTDs (46%) and RMNCAH (32%) Other essential health services are disrupted in approximately 1/4 of countries Disruptions were reported across major service areas with Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) showing the highest level of disruption Disruptions in services for RMNCAH and nutrition • Nearly 40% of countries have reported disruptions to family planning and contraception, antenatal care (39%), sick child services (39%) and management of moderate and severe malnutrition services (39%) 18% 13% 6% 33% 22% 22% 33% 24% 21% 0% 13% 13% 0% 11% 17% 6% 12% 9% 0% 0% 6% 0% 6% 0% 0% 6% 2% 18% 25% 25% 33% 39% 39% 39% 41% 32% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Safe abortion and post-abortion care (n=11) Facility-based births (n = 16) Postnatal care for women and newborns (n=16) Intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response (n=9) Sick child services (n=18) Antenatal care (n=18) Management of moderate and severe malnutrition (n=18) Family planning and contraception (n=17) AVERAGE DISRUPTION IN SERVICE GROUP Percentage of countries Es se nt ia l h ea lth se rv ic e Percentage of countries reporting disruptions in RMNCAH and nutrition services 5% to 25% disrupted 26% to 50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted Reproductive health and the COVID-19 pandemic • Socio-economic impact influence reproductive health services for women • Negative consequences for women access to family planning • Women are vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic (forced/early marriages) • Limited access to reproductive health services • Systematic review studies on impact of COVID-19 on fertility • Male Fertility and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Systematic Review of the Literature • COVID-19 may affect male fertility but is not sexually transmitted: a systematic review • A review of initial data on pregnancy during the COVID-19 outbreak: implications for assisted reproductive treatments • Impact of COVID-19 on female fertility: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol • Potential impacts of COVID-19 on reproductive health: Scientific findings and social dimension https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7502312/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7857030/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7169922/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908052/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7831751/ Average % of countries reporting disruptions dropped across all tracer service areas • Countries participating in either survey round 38% 9% 68% 34% 50% 20% 61% 34% 40% 20% 38% 17% 31% 39% 12% 0% 9% 2% 17% 3% 10% 2% 4% 4% 30% 8% 17% 9% 50% 9% 77% 37% 67% 24% 71% 36% 44% 23% 69% 25% 47% 47% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=17) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=13) Round 2 (n=17) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=19) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=20) Round 1 (n=19) Round 2 (n=19) Emergency, critical and operative care RMNCAH and nutrition Immunization Communicable diseases Noncommunicable diseases Mental, neurological and substance use disorders Rehabilitative and palliative care Pe rc en ta ge o f c ou nt rie s Round 1 vs. Round 2 comparison: Service disruptions by tracer service area 5-50% disrupted More than 50% disrupted Note: represents global findings from all countries that participated in either round 1 or 2 of survey. 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Global J Health Sc. 2013; 5(4): 106-113. http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v5n4p106 • WHO Libya Annual Report 2020. https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/libya/document/who-libya-annual-report-2020 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-019-00848-5 https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-2019-nCoV-EHS-continuity-survey-2021.1 https://doi.org/10.26719/emhj.18.023 http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v5n4p106 https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/operations/libya/document/who-libya-annual-report-2020 Impact of COVID-19 and civil unrest on fertility-related behavior and service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa Slide Number 2 Slide Number 3 Slide Number 4 Slide Number 5 Slide Number 6 Reproductive health and the COVID-19 pandemic Average % of countries reporting disruptions dropped across all tracer service areas Country disruptions to tracer services: RMNCAH, nutrition and immunization (1/2) Country disruptions to tracer services: RMNCAH, nutrition and immunization (2/2) RMNCH interventions coverage disruption Recommended strategies to restore or adapt service delivery being implemented by many countries Disasters and their impact on reproductive health behavior Conclusion References
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Score: 642980.66 - https://www.un.org/development...egm_session_v_henry_doctor.pdf
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