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Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs | UN Global Compact All Participants Search Who We Are The SDGs Participation Take Action Engage Locally Explore Our Library About News Sign In Contact Us Action Platform Breakthrough Innovation for the SDGs Drive breakthrough impact on the SDGs through new mindsets, business models and disruptive technologies. Why Breakthrough Innovation? (...) Companies need to raise their sustainability ambitions and act decisively to: 1) adopt new mindsets, 2) build and trial new business models, and 3) develop and deploy disruptive technologies. These actions are how we define “breakthrough innovation,” and will position companies to overcome market disruptions and pursue growth opportunities, while at the same time helping to reverse global warming and radically improve lives. (...) Explore new approaches to sustainability innovation while building a roadmap for integrating disruptive technologies and new business models into sustainability and innovation initiatives.
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Score: 729541.6 - https://www.unglobalcompact.or...tforms/breakthrough-innovation
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Rising transportation costs, COVID-related supply chain disruptions, and war associated grain export shortfalls have rattled our trade-based food security paradigm over the past two years. (...) Unfortunately, at each turn, policymakers and corporate actors have created a food system that is more vulnerable to disruptions due to its energy intensity and dependence on long distance trade. (...) Some level of redundancy is needed if food systems are to be more resilient in the face of disruptions. For example, while it might be most efficient for Botswana to export diamonds and import 90% of its food in good times, this also places the country in a highly vulnerable position when there are disruptions.
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Score: 729541.6 - https://www.fao.org/cfs/cfs-hl...-the-cusp-of-a-major-shift-/en
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Poll: What’s in a Name 1) LDCs 2) LLDCs 3) SIDs 4) None of the Above ‘Small’ ‘Least’ ‘Island’ ‘Landlocked’ ‘Small’ ‘Least’ ‘Island’ ‘Landlocked’ COVID-19 Divide and Conquer Source: http://i.imgur.com/MWnlkbo.jpg There are more people living inside this circle today than outside of it “Nations Vs Networks” http://i.imgur.com/MWnlkbo.jpg Work From Home Connect and Liberate Rise of the Stupid Network Example I Humble Beginnings David Isenberg https://isen.com/stupid.html https://isen.com/stupid.html The Smart Network 5ESS SMART The Dumb Network Internet - Permissionless Innovation Disruptive Innovation The Internet: Global Not International? (...) Rise of the SLOW Network Example II Bitcoin - Permissionless Monetization Disruptive Innovation Application Layer Protocol Layer Protocol Layer Application Layer The Internet Source: Union Square Ventures ‘Fat Protocols’: http://www.usv.com/blog/fat-protocols Blockchain - Incentive Engines Va lu e C ap tu re d Va lu e C ap tu re d http://www.usv.com/blog/fat-protocols Payment = Receipt Transfer Not Copy Don’t Trust Verify broadcast f(cryptographic key) Jameson Lopp (@lopp) | Published on November 13, 2016 http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-security-model-deep-dive/ http://www.coindesk.com/author/jameson-lopp/ http://www.twitter.com/lopp 5 P2P Nodes? (...) Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) Distance = Cost Brainchain 1: IDD + Accounting Rate Settlement Distance = Cost The Internet Disruption ... Centralized = Trusted Brainchain 2: Firewall Security Centralized = Trusted The Bitcoin Disruption … Perimeter Thinking is Dead Time = Money Brainchain 3: Money The Measure of Development Data = Money* The Bitcoin Blockchain Disruption *1 btc = SWF 32,000 today approx Bigger !
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Score: 728626.1 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/C...e-rise-of-the-slow-network.pdf
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Key recommendations for using disruptive technologies to manage disasters - ITU Hub This website will offer limited functionality in this browser. (...) Below is an excerpted version of the Executive Summary of the  new report : “Disruptive technologies and their use in disaster risk reduction and management.” (...) Hundreds of applications of disruptive technology are underway around the world, but experiences are often buried in news articles and research reports.
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Score: 728572.9 - https://www.itu.int/hub/2020/0...hnologies-to-manage-disasters/
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With up to 70% of the global food supply destined for urban consumption, the disruption of urban food systems has particularly affected the food distribution and the food retail sectors. (...) It was consequently deemed very important for FAO to map the municipal responses to the emergency, and to analyze progress and setbacks in managing disruptions in the urban food systems and related implications for food security and nutrition. (...) In an effort to better understand how city and local governments faced the challenges of food systems disruptions associated with COVID-19, information was collected through a survey of relevant stakeholders.
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Score: 727895.4 - https://www.fao.org/policy-sup...esources-details/fr/c/1271238/
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Male circumcisions disrupted by COVID-19, fall short of the 2020 target | Africa Renewal Skip to main content   Welcome to the United Nations Toggle navigation Language: English Kiswahili Africa Renewal Africa Renewal Toggle navigation e-Magazine Stories Topics Climate Change Culture and Education Economic Development Gender Health Human Rights Peace and Security Sustainable Development Goals Youth Book Review Digital Digital Refugees & Migrants UN Affairs Podcast Search form Search Campaign Male circumcisions disrupted by COVID-19, fall short of the 2020 target Get monthly e-newsletter Health Male circumcisions disrupted by COVID-19, fall short of the 2020 target 1 December 2021 By:  UNAIDS In areas with high HIV prevalence and low rates of male circumcision, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) can greatly contribute to HIV prevention.  Despite this, there was a steep drop in the number of VMMCs performed in the 15 priority countries in 2020, due mainly to service disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic: approximately 2.8 million procedures were performed in 2020, compared with 4.1 million in 2019. (...) More from this author Male circumcisions disrupted by COVID-19, fall short of the 2020 target UNAIDS warns of millions of AIDS-related deaths and continued devastation from pandemics if leaders don’t address inequalities Podcast About Africa Renewal The Africa Renewal information programme provides up-to-date information and analysis of the major economic and development challenges facing Africa today.
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Score: 727895.4 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...ovid-19-fall-short-2020-target
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Furthermore, the impact of disruption of health care services due to COVID – 19 lockdown restrictions and the relevant international, regional and national legal and policy frameworks are discussed. (...) Therefore, CSLS undertakes this submission in adherence with its constitutional and legislative mandate. The impact of disruption of health care services due to COVID – 19 lockdown restrictions 3. (...) Doward et al. (2021: e163) views about how COVID-19 lockdown regulations affected access to other health care services links with The United Nations Children Fund 2021 press release / report (2021) which asserts that many countries saw a significant disruption in HIV services due to COVID-19 in early 2020.
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Score: 727717.77 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...izanani%20Life%20Skills_0.docx
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Since then, however, surveys by UNICEF and WHO reveal that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in major disruptions to health services that threaten to undo decades of hard-won progress. (...) Without urgent investments to re-start disrupted health systems and services, millions of children under five, especially newborns, could die.” (...) In addition, 63 per cent of countries reported disruptions in antenatal checkups and 59 per cent in post-natal care.
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Score: 727338.33 - https://www.unicef.org/press-r...ating-preventable-child-deaths
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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. (...) Respondents from 82 countries, including 14 with lower than 80 per cent vaccination coverage rates in 2019, reported on disruptions in immunization services due to COVID-19 as of May 2020.  (...) A previous pulse poll, conducted in April received 801 responses from 107 countries, showed that disruption to the routine immunization programs were already widespread and affected all regions. 64 per cent of countries represented in that poll indicated that routine immunizations had been disrupted or even suspended.
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Score: 726890.43 - https://www.unicef.org/uzbekis...e-vaccinations-during-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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Score: 650322.1 - https://www.un.org/development...egm_session_v_henry_doctor.pdf
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