Digital Health Seminar, 21 August 2019

  • DATE / TIME:
    2019•08•21    14:00 - 17:00
    Kuala Lumpur

    By invitation only

    UNU-IIGH is hosting a closed-door seminar on digital health to discuss how UNU-IIGH can move towards becoming a research hub to support health policy that focuses on the interface between gender, health, and access to digital technologies.

    Dr Araba Sey of the UNU Institute for Computing and Society (UNU-CS) will speak on her research on “Dimensions of Gender Equality in Digital Access“, while her colleague, Dr Mamello Thinyane will be presenting a paper on  “Personal Health Informatics for SDG3 Health and Well-being Imperatives“.

    Dr Claudia Abreu Lopes from UNU-IIGH will share her thoughts on “Big Data for SDG3 and SDG5: Promise and Inequality Trap“, and the seminar will be concluded by Dr Amnesty LeFevre of University of Cape Town on “Does Mobile Phone Ownership for Women Matter for Health? Quantifying the Gender Gap and Linkages with Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Outcomes” based on her work in India.

    For more information, please contact Dr Claudia Abreu Lopes (



  • United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
    Level 1, UNU-IIGH Building,
    UKM Medical Centre Jalan Yaacob Latiff,
    Bandar Tun Razak,
    56000 Cheras,
    Kuala Lumpur,

    +603 – 9171 5394