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Women and Girls education in Africa: Changes and Continuities

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Access to digital tools and platforms has improved the way health information is shared, treatment regimens are coordinated, and outbreaks are monitored in communities around the world. But there’s a downside to technology-based health care: it has the potential to further marginalize populations that already experience inequities when it comes to health-care access, including new immigrants.

Digital dividends—the benefits achieved using technologies—aren’t available to everyone across the globe. Four billion people worldwide lack access to the internet. Due to the proliferation and increased interest in using technology as a tool to support health, research and guidelines are needed to ensure global health systems are effectively investing resources in inclusive, accessible, evidence-based digital health strategies.


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