Harnessing mobile technology to improve access to health care

Harnessing mobile technology to improve access to health care

Costa Rica-born Kenneth started smoking at the age of 15, and continued every day throughout his entire high school and university life. He tried to quit a number of times, but never succeeded, despite being increasingly aware of the negative…

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ITU workshop on Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Relief

ITU workshop on Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Relief

A workshop on Emergency Telecommunications and Disaster Relief was held on 27 September at ITU Headquarters in Geneva. The workshop was held within the framework of the third meeting of the ITU-D Study Group 2, Question 5/2 which deals with…

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2016 Regional Development Forum for Europe

2016 Regional Development Forum for Europe

The 2016 ITU Regional Development Forum for Europe took place in Budva, Montenegro, from 27 to 28 September. The Forum organized by ITU in collaboration with the Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services of Montenegro (EKIP), was held back…

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ITU-D Study Groups 1 and 2 meetings held Geneva

ITU-D Study Groups 1 and 2 meetings held Geneva

The third meetings of the ITU-D Study Groups 1 and 2 for the 2014-2017 study period took place during the month of September in Geneva. ITU-D Study Group 1 met from 19-23 September, while ITU-D Study Group 2 met from…

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A resident of Tacloban City, Leyte. The Secretary General visited Tacloban City to assess the relief and rehabilitation efforts for the survivors of super typhoon "Yolanda".

Promoting the use of ICTs in Disaster Risk preparedness

Two days before Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) made landfall in central Philippines on 8 November 2013, Engineer Romarico Cabellon, a municipal planning and development coordinator in San Remigio was busy ensuring the timely delivery of essential relief supplies…

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Regional Development Forum for the Americas reviews implementation of Regional Initiatives

Regional Development Forum for the Americas reviews implementation of Regional Initiatives

The ITU Regional Development Forum for the Americas region was held in Brasilia, Brazil on 15 June 2016. The Forum was organized by ITU in collaboration with Brazil’s telecommunications regulator Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações Agência (ANATEL). The Forum reviewed progress…

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