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El uso de Internet, redes sociales y teléfonos móviles en intervenciones orientadas a la equidad de género en la salud pública fue el tema del evento que organizó el Proyecto eSAC el 28 de noviembre de 2013. El encuentro virtual fue el segundo de una serie que busca fomentar el intercambio de ideas y experiencias en el uso de las tecnologías de la información y de las comunicaciones en la salud pública en América Latina y el Caribe. Read more >>

Issue 1: Gender Equity

The world has dramatically changed over the past three decades. The appearance and rapid development of multiple Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have shaped the way in which communities think of, and relate to, each other. The potential and realized contribution of ICTs to improve population health and wellbeing has not found its boundary yet.
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In This Issue

This article provides an overview of the current literature focusing on issues located at the intersection of gender equity, public health and information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).   Read more >>
Quite comprehensibly, gender and health feature prominently as protagonist elements within the development discourse, including that which espouses the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to further equitable development.   Read more >>
In general, worldwide access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is not equitable, particularly when comparing countries of the global south to those of the global north.   Read more >>
Aim: To study gender and social differences in adolescent sexuality and reproduction, as reflected in age at first intercourse and age at first pregnancy, as a basis for future interventions in the municipality of León, Nicaragua. Results: The short...
Aim: To discuss issues related to medical education, women's status and the effect of medical issues on women's health. Results: Medical practices in developing countries change as advances are made in public health; clinical issues on the islands...
Aim: This analysis of memoirs, diaries, and letters written by English-speaking women living in the Caribbean region since the early 1800s pays particular attention to testimony on their gendered life experiences. Results: The essay opens with an...
Aim: Tp Discuss evidence related to poverty and prostitution. Results: The factors leading to prostitution originated within the family and included physical mistreatment, sexual abuse by parents or stepparents, rejection and abandonment, as well...
Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/4/2/200 Abstract: Being able to manage and adjust insulin doses is a key part of managing type-1 diabetes. Children and adolescents with type-1 diabetes mellitus often have serious difficulties with this dosage...
Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/4/2/245 Abstract: Connected health devices are generally designed for unsupervised use, by non-healthcare professionals, facilitating independent control of the individuals own healthcare. Older adults are major...
Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/4/3/311 Abstract: Introduction: Overweight and obesity constitute leading global public health challenges. Tackling overweight and obesity by influencing human behaviour is a complex task, requiring novel emerging...
Link: http://www.mdpi.com/2075-4426/4/3/412 Abstract: mHealth transforms healthcare delivery around the world due to its affordability and right time availability. It has been used for delivery of various smoking cessation programs and interventions...

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