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 Page 48 - Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016           Basic HTML Version Table of Contents View Full Version Page 48 - Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2016 P. 48 1.5.5 Investments in disruptive technologies is being driven by an increase in take-up and usage of higher-layer services and applications. Without The term disruptive technologies refers to technical broadband, it would not be possible to run the innovations that are being developed – but not yet higher-layer services and applications. (...) Disruptive technologies may also face implementation Table 1.9: Types of financial innovations and barriers due to regulatory concerns or from related case studies market players that feel their business model is threatened.
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With lockdowns in place as a part of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, routine immunizations have been severely disrupted, and parents are increasingly reluctant to take their children to health centers for routine jabs. (...) “Vaccine stocks are running dangerously low in some countries of the region as supply chains have been disrupted with travel bans and cancelled flights. The manufacturing of the vaccines has also been disrupted, creating additional shortages,” says Paul Rutter, Regional Health Advisor for UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA). (...) While the COVID-19 virus does not appear to make many children seriously ill, the health of hundreds of thousands of children could be impacted by this disruption of regular immunization services. This is a very serious threat.
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With lockdowns in place as a part of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, routine immunizations have been severely disrupted, and parents are increasingly reluctant to take their children to health centers for routine jabs. (...) “Vaccine stocks are running dangerously low in some countries of the region as supply chains have been disrupted with travel bans and cancelled flights. The manufacturing of the vaccines has also been disrupted, creating additional shortages,” says Paul Rutter, Regional Health Advisor for UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA). (...) While the COVID-19 virus does not appear to make many children seriously ill, the health of hundreds of thousands of children could be impacted by this disruption of regular immunization services. This is a very serious threat.
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Unprecedented disruption requires us, as a global community, to be disruptive in how we act, says head of education at UNESCO Skip to main content Toggle navigation Building peace in the minds of men and women Member states Staff Search form Search Search English English Français Español Main shared menu In brief Introducing UNESCO Mission and Mandate UNESCO House Strategic Transformation Portal Who's Who? Director-General Governance Transparency Internal Oversight Service Key Figures & Budget Funding needs & data What we do Expertise Education Culture Natural Sciences Social and Human Sciences Communication & Information Major Initiatives Revive the Spirit of Mosul Futures of Education Fostering freedom of expression Building knowledge societies Sustainable Cities Preventing violent extremism Our commitment to biodiversity Advancing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Specialized Areas Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Global Education Monitoring Report Global Priorities Africa Gender Equality Where we work Member States Field Offices National Commissions Ocean & Climate Platform Networks International Coalition of Inclusive and Sustainable Cities – ICCAR UNESCO Associated Schools Network Education for Sustainable Development Network UNITWIN – UNESCO Chairs UNEVOC - International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutes UIS - UNESCO Institute for Statistics IIEP - International Institute for Educational Planning ICTP - International Centre for Theoretical Physics UIL - Institute for Lifelong Learning IBE - International Bureau of Education IICBA - International Institute for Capacity-Building in Africa IITE - Institute for Information Technologies in Education IESALC - International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean MGIEP - Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development Partners Introducing Partnerships Public partners Business, cities, young people UNESCO family partners and networks NGO's and Foundations Goodwill Ambassadors Join us Careers Procurement Fellowships Internship Resources For Journalists: Press room For Delegates: UNESCO.int Documents & Publications - UNESDOC Online Bookshop The UNESCO Courier Conventions Official Photos UNESCO Lists World Heritage Intangible Cultural Heritage Creative Cities Memory of the World Register Biosphere Reserves UNESCO Global Geoparks UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger Data and Statistics UNESCO Institute for Statistics Observatory of Killed Journalists World Inequality Database on Education Transparency portal Archives UNESCO Archives Digital Archives Library UNESCO Library UNESDOC Digital Library Multimedia collections News Unprecedented disruption requires us, as a global community, to be disruptive in how we act, says head of education at UNESCO 23/09/2020 × Share this article An extraordinary session of the Global Education Meeting (2020 GEM) is convened on 20 and 22 October to protect and promote education at a time when education financing is at considerable risk of being left behind in the governments’ domestic budgets, stimulus packages and international aid. (...) Five themes have been identified as critical and central to the education response in the COVID-19 context and beyond: Protect domestic and international financing of education Reopen schools safely Focus on inclusion, equity and gender equality Reimagine teaching and learning Harness equitable connectivity and technologies for learning “Behind the 2020 GEM is the resolve to speak with one voice, against the backdrop of unprecedented disruption that requires us, as a global community, to be disruptive in how we act.
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“Medical goods are in short supply and supply chains are under historic strain due to transport disruptions. Flight cancellations and trade restrictions by countries have severely constrained access to essential medicines, including vaccines. “As the pandemic progresses, critical life-saving services, including immunization, will likely be disrupted, especially in Africa, Asia and the Middle East where they are sorely needed. (...) We are in close communication with global vaccine suppliers to ensure production is not disrupted and supply is managed in the best possible manner under these difficult circumstances.
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With lockdowns in place as a part of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response, routine immunizations have been severely disrupted, and parents are increasingly reluctant to take their children to health centers for routine jabs. (...) “Vaccine stocks are running dangerously low in some countries of the region as supply chains have been disrupted with travel bans and cancelled flights. The manufacturing of the vaccines has also been disrupted, creating additional shortages,” says Paul Rutter, Regional Health Advisor for UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA). (...) While the COVID-19 virus does not appear to make many children seriously ill, the health of hundreds of thousands of children could be impacted by this disruption of regular immunization services. This is a very serious threat.
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Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Document Protecting children from violence in the time of COVID-19 Disruptions in prevention and response services UNICEF/UNI327094/Knowles-Coursin Highlights As daily lives and communities are upended by COVID-19, concern is mounting that children’s exposure to violence may increase. (...) This UNICEF publication, Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19: Disruptions in prevention and response services , documents what has happened to such services across the world: 1.8 billion children live in the 104 countries where violence prevention and response services have been disrupted due to COVID-19. Case management and home visits for children and women at risk of abuse are among the most commonly disrupted services. Around two thirds of countries with disruptions reported that at least one type of service had been severely affected; however, two thirds of countries reported that mitigating measures had been put into place.  
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According to new data by WHO and UNICEF , these disruptions threaten to   reverse hard-won progress to reach more children and adolescents with a wider range of vaccines, which has already been hampered by a decade of stalling coverage. (...) The reasons for disrupted services vary. Even when services are offered, people are either unable to access them because of reluctance to leave home, transport interruptions, economic hardships, restrictions on movement, or fear of being exposed to people with COVID-19. (...) However, that hard-won progress could be undone by COVID-19 related disruptions. Countries that had recorded significant progress, such as Ethiopia and Pakistan, are now also at risk of backsliding if immunization services are not restored as soon as feasible.
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Countries must ensure an appropriate balance between protecting health, preventing economic and social disruption, and respecting human rights to ensure that PLHIV have the same access to services as others, and that HIV-related services continue without disruption as the health system responds rapidly and effectively to COVID-19. (...) More information: Global HIV, Hepatitis and Sexually Transmitted Infections Programmes (COVID-19) Pandemic Coronavirus disease Q&A Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and people living with HIV Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and people living with HIV ARV disruptions due to COVID-19 Update on the COVID-19/HIV service disruptions - December 2021 WHO HIV and COVID‑19 dashboard Disruptions in communicable disease services during the COVID‑19 pandemic News All → 22 November 2021 Strength in numbers: data, partners and leadership create resilient HIV services during COVID-19 in Zambia 15 July 2021 Departmental news WHO warns that HIV infection increases risk of severe and critical COVID-19 30 November 2020 Departmental news World AIDS Day 2020 – WHO calls for global solidarity to maintain HIV services 26 November 2020 Departmental news Existing HIV and TB laboratory systems facilitating COVID-19 testing in Africa 26 November 2020 Departmental news Successful continuation of antiretroviral therapy delivery during COVID 19 – best practices from the South East Asia Region 26 November 2020 Departmental news Continuing PrEP services for adolescents in Brazil despite COVID-19 disruptions 26 November 2020 Departmental news Pre-exposure prophylaxis services in Thailand during COVID-19 18 September 2020 Departmental news Self-testing for HIV at home – successful project in Bulgaria 6 July 2020 News release WHO: access to HIV medicines severely impacted by COVID-19 as AIDS response stalls 13 May 2020 Statement UNODC, WHO, UNAIDS and OHCHR joint statement on COVID-19 in prisons and other closed settings 11 May 2020 Joint News Release The cost of inaction: COVID-19-related service disruptions could cause hundreds of thousands of extra deaths from HIV Publications All → 22 November 2021 Assessment of HIV testing services and antiretroviral therapy service disruptions in the context of COVID-19:...
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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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