Expanding Global Nutrition Care to the Neediest Through Technology
As technology has advanced and more people in low- and middle-income countries have access to it, opportunities to reach and teach via mobile devices have expanded. Apps, partnerships, e-learning, E-commerce, and geomapping are now commonly used in many sectors.
Panelists will discuss unique ways these technologies have been used around the world, particularly with people in low-resource countries, to improve the nutrition and health status of underserved populations.
Planned with the Global Member Interest Group (GMIG).
- Describe various ways innovative technology is being used in low and middle income countries.
- Explain the challenges involved in using technology in rural settings.
- Outline the benefits to incorporating technology usage in rural nutrition work in low and middle income countries.
- 4.1.4 Demonstrates effective, appropriate and timely consultation with experts and others.
- 5.2.7 Suggests, develops and/or implements innovative enhancements and new software platforms, applications and technologies to meet the needs of the target group and the environment.
- 3.3.3 Collaborates with customers and others to support access to services.
Jen Brewer, MA, RDN
Global Nutrition Consultant
Clare Hanbury, BEd Hons MA MSC
Children For Health
Nutrition and Food System Officer
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Noreen Mucha, M.P.A.
Senior Multisectoral Nutrition Advisor
Global Independent Consultant