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Patricia Litho

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ICTs and health in Uganda: benefits, challenges and contradictions

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 38,235 views
Information & communications technologies (ICTs) have been continually
viewed as having the potential to address several challenges in Africa
including in the health sector, and has been implemented at least since the 1970s through the 'telemedicine' concept. By looking at the "Satellife" Personal Digital Assistant Project implemented by the government of Uganda, Patricia Litho...

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Do women’s access to ICTs lead to empowerment? Looking at the CEEWA ICT project in rural Uganda

Posted Mié 2 Jun 2010 - 05:20 | 29,245 views
Is there a direct connection between empowerment and access to information and communication technologies? Patricia Litho interrogates this question through the CEEWA ICT project case study in rural Uganda. She examines the conceptualisation of empowerment, and its relationship with infrastructure, skills, connectivity, access and participation.