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Natalia Fernandez-Diaz

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Integration of ICTs in the Health System: Basic Services and Risks to Privacy

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:20 | 4,746 views
How can a health care system respond to the gender-specificities in terms of providing accurate and timely information & services? And in what way can ICTs augment or challenge this effort? Natalia Fernandez presents a summary overview of various approaches by governments in different regions in adopting ICTs in health care, and highlights the potential risks to privacy that they can...

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New technologies and women in Arab countries: a forest of concepts, a complex reality

Posted Wed 2 Jun 2010 - 06:20 | 6,020 views
Natalia Fernández-Diaz identifies the difficulties of understanding feminist concerns regarding the needs and potential benefits of emerging technologies in what is usually known as ‘Arab countries’. Locating the relationship between women and ICTs in women’s movements, Fernández-Diaz interrogates the concepts of technologists, producers, users, victims and indirect beneficiaries in this complex...