Expanding Global Nutrition Care to Complex Communities Through Technology

Monday, October 18
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 163895

Description

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).

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Performance Indicators:

  • 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.

    Moderator(s)

  • Expanding Global Nutrition Care to Complex Communities Through Technology -

    Jen Brewer, MA, RDN

    Global Nutrition Consultant

  • Speaker(s)

  • Expanding Global Nutrition Care to Complex Communities Through Technology -

    Bin Liu

    Nutrition and Food System Officer

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

  • Expanding Global Nutrition Care to Complex Communities Through Technology -

    Noreen Mucha, M.P.A.

    Senior Multisectoral Nutrition Advisor

    Global Independent Consultant