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The Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group, Dr Salma Abbasi reveals her views and thoughts about sustainable development at the WSIS 2016 Platform, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Salma Abbasi reveals her views and thoughts about sustainable development at the WSIS 2016 Platform, Geneva, Switzerland

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The Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group, Dr Salma Abbasi presented a Policy Statement at the High-Level Policy Session, UN ITU WSIS Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, 4th May 2016

In her statement she emphasized that ‘greater care is needed to ensure inclusion of the elderly and people with special needs in the ever expanding ...

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The eWorldwide group is organizing a thematic workshop on 'Acceleration of Girls Education and Rights to Ensure Sustainable Gender Empowerment through ICTs' at WSIS Forum, Geneva, Switzerland on 5th May 2016 at 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Description of the Session:

Knowledge, information and critical thinking are the basic foundations to enabl ...

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Consultancy

  • Strategy and Policy Making
    • e-Governance
    • eHealth
    • Poverty Alleviation
    • Livelihood Generation
    • Youth and Gender Empowerment
    • Telecentre Localization and Adaptability
    • Telemedicine
    • Sustainable Development
    • Community Asset Management
  • ICT 4 Peace and Harmony
  • Linkages for Knowledge Society
  • Millennium Development Goals
    • Strategic Plan for Achieving MDGS
    • MDGs Progress Measurement
  • Inclusion
    • People with Special Needs
    • Women
    • Innovative use of Assistive Technologies
  • Creation of Multi Stakeholder Partnerships
  • Regional Cooperation for Development
  • Project Management
  • Assessments of ICT4D initiatives
  • Research and Data Collection
  • Awareness Building Workshops & Seminars for ICT

Strategy and Policy Making

e-Governance

ICTs have a valuable potential to help meet good governance as they can create a link between the government institutions and the public. Citizen feedback is must for improving the Government services. ICTs support in keeping the citizens informed, providing them with details of Government activities.

e-governance can not only improve efficiency, accountability and transparency of government processes, but it can also be a tool to encourage citizens to participate in the government processes.
Our team of ICT experts enables us to create winning strategies for implementing multidimensional e Governance Initiatives including research, planning, design, implementation and evaluation.

eHealth

eHealth is about using ICT for better information, communication and Organization of healthcare. It is a strategic change management concept and an infrastructural framework. It is a common platform for all digital services within healthcare.
eHealth is not a technological issue. It is a change management in health care by using ICT. The major shift is the understanding that healthcare is not only about the practice of medicine, it is about how a healthy population generates a healthy economy. The benefits are two-fold, budgets are spend more productively and can create jobs and build a healthy service industry.
eWWG has a team of international eHealth experts, specializes in creating strategies and frameworks in the field of healthcare systems, they are innovatively contributing in the fields of Medical Informatics, eHealth, Telemedicine and Telehealth, Business Development in eHealth, Research and Development for Online- Advice, Web-based behavioral support and Integrated HealthCare Services.

Poverty Alleviation

ICTs are effectively been used to reduce poverty and empower the poor to help themselves. Information and knowledge are critical components of poverty alleviation strategies, and ICTs offer the promise of easy access to relevant information useful for the marginalized communities.
Our team of international ICT experts specializes in creating strategies and frameworks for alleviating poverty by devising ways of providing relevant, useful, need based and timely information to the poor.
We can assist Governments and Development Agencies in creating and designing comprehensive poverty alleviation strategies for efficiently addressing the issues of Poverty.

Livelihood Generation

ICTs have brought a revolution in economic development, they have made the impossible possible through introduction of state of the art communication technologies and endless business opportunities. “Livelihood Generation”, is now associated with ICT. Our expertise lies in tying the knot between ICT and Income Generation opportunities.
Our advisory board consists of a diverse group of ICT experts who have proven track record in ICT policy making. They can devise livelihood generation strategies for community, province or national level for both rural and urban areas. They can make sector specific strategies to address the income generation for youth, women and disadvantaged communities

Youth and Gender Empowerment

ICTs are proved to be the most effective in empowering the marginalized communities especially Youth and Women. The rates of youth unemployment and gender discrimination are the major problems of the developing world and need to be addressed in a timely and efficient manner to ensure the development of their communities and nations.
The extensive knowledge and vast experience of our ICT experts, enables us to formulate strategies and roadmaps for addressing the issues of Youth unemployment.
We also specialize in creating policies and strategies for enabling gender empowerment by means of providing access to relevant information, trainings, skills development and livelihood generation opportunities.

Telecentre Localization and Adaptability

The e Worldwide Group has global experience and expertise in the designing localized Telecentres. Localized content and adaptability by the community are the key factors in ensuring the sustainability of every Telecentre.
We can formulate comprehensive strategies for enabling the localization and adaptability of existing telecentres as well as creating roadmaps for establishing localized telecentres based on the specific needs of the community they are serving. Our experts can analyze telecentre models recommended for replication and assess their relevance and adaptability within the targeted community.
e World Wide Group because of its vast experience and knowledge critical success factors such as localization and adaptability can ensure the success of telecentres.

Telemedicine

Telemedicine allows transmission of health care services to wherever a patient is in need, from doctors at a remote location through different types of communication solutions. Telemedicine narrows the gap between medical expertise and health care delivery.
Our team of international experts can create strategies for initiating telemedicine services in the remote areas enabling the provision of better health services to the marginalized communities.
We can assist Governments and Development agencies in formulating policies, designing and deploying telemedicine solutions in underserved urban and rural areas.

Sustainable Development

Sustainable development refers to, balancing the fulfillment of human needs in a way that these needs can be met not only in the present, but in the indefinite future.
ICTs are playing a key role in ensuring sustainable development. We can create comprehensive strategies for introducing development initiatives addressing the critical issues of marginalized communities. The vast experience of our international ICT experts enables us to formulate roadmaps for initiating multidimensional development projects ensuring their sustainability.

Community Asset Management

Asset Management by communities ensures that the assets are kept in a good condition for a much longer time and creates a sense of ownership in the local communities. This is a two way approach where asset is well kept and cared for as well as it provides a mode of income by employing local inhabitants.
Our community development and asset management experts can assist local governments and public service providers (water / sanitation etc) in developing community asset management strategies. SAMF can facilitate in creating Community Asset Management Strategies ensuring the involvement of local communities in the development projects.

ICT 4 Peace and Harmony

The lack of information sharing and communication tools have been noted as key contributing factors in some of the recent crisis situations. ICTs can provide access to critical and real time information, which is crucial in timely and appropriate decision making in such situations.
ICTs help to facilitate sharing of information and communication amongst multiple organizations and agencies working in crisis management and allow multi-stakeholder coordination.
Our team of international ICT experts can create strategies to improve the safety and security of all crisis management agencies and personnel in crisis areas. We can also create strategies for early warning on threats and prevention of conflicts.

Linkages for Knowledge Society

This is called the age of information. A knowledge society refers to the association people and organizations with similar goals and objectives.
With our team of international ICT experts, we can create linkages with governments, development agencies and NGOs around the region to share best practices and critical success factors ensuring the development of marginalized communities.

Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight goals to be achieved by 2015 that respond to the world’s main development challenges. The MDGs are drawn from the actions and targets contained in the Millennium Declaration that was adopted by 189 nations-and signed by 147 heads of state and governments during the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000.

Strategic Plan for Achieving MDGS

The extensive knowledge and vast experience of our team of international experts enable us to create effective and efficient strategies and frameworks for the Governments of Developing countries to meet the MDGs.

MDGs Progress Measurement

Our ICT experts also specialize in assessment and monitoring. We can effectively track and evaluate the progress on various ICT4D initiatives. We can create Key Success indicators and measure the performance accordingly.

Inclusion

People with Special Needs

ICTs are being as the solution to all problems of marginalized communities, ICTs are also being used for empowering the disabled.
Our international ICT experts can create strategies for empowering the disabled by providing them opportunities education and skills development. We also specialize in creating need specific telecentres for the disabled allowing to groom and become an active part of the society.

Women

We believe that correctly developed and implemented Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions have great potential to assist disenfranchised and marginalized communities around the world. We fully recognize the importance of the contributions that local authorities and the voluntary and community sectors have to make in addressing social inclusion. It is also recognized that action by national and local agencies is unlikely to be fully effective without the support and commitment of community and voluntary groups. eWWG has been involved in community development by promoting inclusion in the information society and knowledge economy for marginalized communities specifically women.
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Innovative Use of Assistive Technologies

Assistive technology (AT) is a generic term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities, special needs and includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. An ever increasing number of enlightened, citizen-focused governments across the globe are embracing AT not only as a matter of law, but also as top national priorities to harness the “intellectual powers” of all their citizens and building a “competition-ready”, productive, enabled citizenry.
AT is not only a matter of altruistic humanitarian values for societies wanting to enable, integrate their entire populations in healthy, productive societies, but also a paramount imperative that enables global competition, presence in a “integrated” technology world!
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Creation of Multi Stakeholder Partnerships

Every project involves various stakeholders i.e. vendors / suppliers, donors, Government Authorities etc. if the linkages between them are properly maintained and utilized they can result in minimizing cost and maximizing benefits for all stakeholders and finally resulting in sustainable models.
Having in depth understanding of ICT4D allows us identify the key players and create linkages both at national and international level with suppliers, ICT experts, Donors, and Governments agencies to support any given initiative. We can assist you right from introduction to the final agreement of partnership.

Regional Cooperation for Development

Regional Cooperation is the key to ensure sustainable development for the marginalized communities in the developing world.
Our International ICT experts from countries like India (which is referred as ICT revolution’s test laboratory), Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh who share many socio-economic similarities among themselves.
Our skillful ICT experts allow us to share knowledge about “What really Works”, which we utilize for our clients to generate sustainable development projects to overcome the digital divide.

Project Management

The e Worldwide Group has global experience and expertise in project management. We can provide consultancy services and complete project management including the Research, Planning, Needs Assessment, Gap Analysis, Designing, Securing Partnerships Options, Deployment, Monitoring and evaluation of the Telecentre after its deployment.
The e World Wide Group because of its vast experience and knowledge about various ICT4D initiatives can successfully manage all kinds of development projects.

Assessments of ICT4D initiatives

“Evaluation has been defined as the Systematic assessment of the worth or merit of some object” Our team of international experts is capable of conducting critical assessment and evaluation of different ICT projects. We can create key success indicators as well as conducting assessments on incremental basis through critical monitoring and evaluation.

Research and Data Collection

“Research has been defined as the systematic collection of information for the purpose of answering questions about phenomenon under investigation”
Research and Data Collection are the baseline for every project. Our team of dynamic researchers is capable of conducting multi dimensional research for all ICT projects. We can efficiently conduct research projects including data gathering, critically analyzing the data and creating comprehensive formal reports.
We can conduct on ground situation analysis, needs assessment, surveys and focus group interviews to assess the critical needs of a particular community. We are capable of creating survey forms and questionnaires for understanding the requirements of the targeted population.

Awareness Building Workshops & Seminars for ICT

Change can only be brought through awareness. Awareness building Workshops and seminars act as incubation centers for new ideas.
Having the experience of organizing national level workshops to create awareness among communities we can assist you in organizing such an event by identifying the expert speakers, identifying target audience, create agendas and securing funds for the event. We can also provide project management services to make your event a successful one.