The Influenza Diabetes Community Flu Season campaign: education for the Global Nursing Community

The Influenza Diabetes Community is offering exclusive Healthcare Professional education to the Global Nursing Community. To help nurses better protect patients with diabetes from influenza and its related complications 6 new micro videos were created on how to talk to patients:

1. Understanding the Yearly Influenza Vaccine
By Professor Ab Osterhaus – European Scientific Working Group on Infuenza (ESWI) Chair
2. Your Role as a Healthcare Professional
By Phyllis Zimmer, MN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN Founder and Chairman, NPHF – Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
3. Influenza Vaccination for Patients with Diabetes
By Dr Xavier Cos, Xavier Cos, MD, Chairman, PCDE – Primary Care Diabetes Europe
4. A Conversation with Your Patient
By Felicity Kelliher, RN, Clinical Consultant
5. Protecting Ourselves as Health Care Workers –
By Anne Felton, MD, President of FEND (Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes)
6. I am vaccinated
By all speakers.
These videos are available on the Community’s website that you can access after you create an account using just your email address.
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Intelligence Artificielle pour la eSante/ Artificial Intelligence for eHealth

This year again, the WeObservatory and Zero Mothers Die were present at the eHealth University in Castres, France, 3-5 July. With more than 800 participants from 17 countries, and all presentations translated in English and French, the theme 2018 “Artificial Intelligence for eHealth” has demonstrated a crucial need of more research and education. Surprisingly, a huge poster of last year’s presentation of the activities conducted in Nigeria by Chinomso Ibe, was hanging in the showroom! The event ended with the recognition of Efelya, a recent initiative for maternal health in the world, winning the Price of the Internauts!
L ‘ Intelligence artificielle dans tous ses états a brillé pendant les trois jours de l Université eSante à Castres du 3 au 5 Juillet 2018. En commençant par une journée au Centre Hospitalier sur le thème de la formation en eSante, les projets de l Observatoire de formation des sages-Femmes à CASA au Mexique et du MOOC Hypertension à l HEDS de Genève, ont contribué à affirmer le besoin de formation initiale à la eSante. L ‘ atelier « vaccination et la eSante » organisé par Valerie Sauterey de Altran, a montré l importance des réseaux sociaux et des solutions mobiles. L’ Intelligence Artificielle pour la santé maternelle a été présentée par Dr Jordi Serrano Pons avec Zero Mothers Die et par Florine Duplessis avec Efelya, grande gagnante du prix des internautes!

La Santé Maternelle connectée à eHealthWorld et Monaco Gyn

La Santé Maternelle connectée à eHealthWorld et Monaco Gyn :

Du  31 Mai au 2 Juin à Monaco, la santé maternelle a fait partie intégrante des nouveautés présentées. La session “Sages-Femmes connectées” à Gyn Monaco a réuni Efelya, le passeport digital pour la grossesse qui offre un suivi personnalisé qui évolue au fil des mois grâce aux données biologiques, cliniques et échographiques de la future maman, et les applications mobiles de l’Observatoire développées par Universal Doctor, Twintowin aux Pays- Bas et au Maroc, Happy Baby Happy Mom en Mongolie, et Zero Mothers Die (http://www.zeromothersdie.org/zmd-app.html) au Brésil, Pérou et Ethiopie. Après un an de contacts réguliers, Efelya et Zero Mothers Die vont poursuivre leur rapprochement pour améliorer la santé des mamans dans le monde.
L’atelier eSanté en Afrique à eHealthWorld s’est tenu avec la présence de son Altesse Royale La Princesse Caroline de Hanovre, présidente de l’AMADE Mondiale, sous la modération de Jean Antoine Zinsou, et a mis en évidence les besoins de financements pour les start-ups et de formation aux TIC pour les professionnels de la santé. Rendez-vous en 2019 pour continuer cet atelier passionnant et dynamique!
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Women influencers in eHealth

Since 2014, the WeObservatory has had the opportunity to meet with women influencers in eHealth through their professional activities and positions. They share their views and expertise at international conferences and in scientific publications. They contribute to women’s empowerment in eHealth.  The list is updated every year. You are an influencer in eHealth, contact us!

Discover them here :

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“My Health, My Voice”, the project of 7 women in Nepal (EN,FR)

They are seven women in rural Nepal, becoming photographers with
They are in rural Nepal, they suffer of uterine (pelvic) prolapsus, they make photos IMG_1493of their lives after being trained by Sophie Inglin. Their wonderful photos are exposed at the University of Geneva until 26 May 2018. They are sweet, strong, desesperate, their faces and smiles reflect their daily life and the difficulties they have to face. Recently selected at the WeObservatory, “My Health, My Story” is presented at international conferences (see our events), and the exposition will continue with the support of our partners.
More photos in the blog gallery.
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“Ma Santé, mon Histoire”

Elles vivent en zone rurale, elles souffrent du prolapsus utérin, elles témoignent en photo après avoir été formées par Sophie Inglin. Leurs photos sont exposées à l’Université de Genève jusqu’au 26 Mai 2018 et suscitent de nombreuses visites. Tendres, fortes, désespérées, leurs visages et sourires expriment leur vie quotidienne et les difficultés qu’elles affrontent.
Récemment sélectionné à l’Observatoire, “Ma Santé, mon Histoire” va être présenté dans des conférences internationales , et l’exposition se poursuivre  avec l’appui de nos partenaires.
Plus de photos dans la galerie du blog.

Happy International Nurses Day!

Happy International Nurses Day! Our Nurses innovate for their patients around the world!

They are inventors, developers, researchers for Telemedicine in USA and Peru, a Virtual Nurse for women living with HIV in Canada, a Mobile Maternal Health in Nigeria, a video for children with diabetis in Spain, an eBook for Diabetis footcare in Kosovo, Telehealth network for Elderly and radio podcasters in the Philippines, and a mobile application for vaccination in Australia.

Visit their projects and others more here: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/nurses.html.

And their success stories and awards here: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/success-stories.html.

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Happy International Midwives’ Day!

Happy IMD!

From Mexico, Morrocco,Netherlands, Switzerland, Mongolia, Japan and Australia, Midwives innovate with new technologies! eLearning programme at CASA in Mexico provides ICT skills to students in midwifery, a website and video helps migrant mothers to register to pre-natal courses in + 47 languages in Lausanne with Pan Milar. Mobile apps support twinning programs in Netherlands, Morroco, Japan and Mongolia and connect midwives to pregnant mothers. The daily work of midwives in Bangladesh and Moldova is wonderfully illustrated by the photos of Miriam, midwife in Australia.

Visit their projects in pink circles here: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/, and here: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/midwives
Interviews and photos here:

Mothers of Africa and ZMD meet in Monaco

Mothers of Africa 2Meeting with Mothers of Africa team members in Monaco, Suzanne Batstone and Noleine Gally, was the opportunity to share education and healthcare activities in Shiyala Village in Zambia.  As stated in their website , ” Each day in Africa the number of mothers who die in childbirth is equivalent to the number of seats in three jumbo jets”, maternal health remains a challenge in rural areas. Anna Matranga, founder of AMC Alliances and Consulting and Veronique Thouvenot introduced ZMD mobile App developed by the Zero Mothers Die global partnership initiative to deploy mobile technology solutions for the  reduction of maternal and newborn mortality.

After this constructive first meeting, Mothers of Africa team in Monaco and Zero Mothers Die look forward to pursue the dialogue in the coming months.

More about Mothers of Africa : Mothers of Africa_April 2018

Visit to midwives in Ulanbataar, 18 April 2018.

Midwives Reducing Obesity in Mongolia is one of the actively ongoing projects at WeObservatory, implementing the Happy Baby, Happy Mom App is one of the main tasks at the moment. Just a couple of days ago, Mrs Amelie Moritz, Programs Manager and Communications at the Sanofi Espoir Foundation – the foundation that provided the funds to developing the App by Universal Doctor –  visited the midwives of the Mongolian Midwives Association (MMA) that are using the Happy Baby, Happy Mom mobile application for pregnant women to get some more feedback and discuss details for future improvements.  The mobile App is planned to be published in english in the coming weeks. 

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WeMOOCs 2018 are published in a new format!

New MOOCs on Women’s health and technologies, selected by our experts, in English , French and Spanish, are published: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/wemoocs.html 
After the Infographic, the WeMOOCs benefit of the new visual of the WeObservatory, making the lists of courses easier to read and more attractive.
Specialised sections are dedicated to Nurses, Patients, Mobiles, and Vaccinology.
A new section for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) provides courses to support our partnership with Health GeoLab Collaborative in Manila, Philippines (http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/introduction-to-geospatial-data-and-technologies-for-maternal-health.html).
All MOOCs are FREE!

ZMD on the eHealth2018 baltic cruise

No, we didn’t make a mistake! The eHealth event of this year by the Finnish Society of Telemedicine and eHealth is indeed a cruise that goes between capital cities of Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm.

Our own Angelika Silva is representing the Zero Mothers Die App at the Conference: she unnamedbecame part of the WeObservatory following the 2017 Medetel event and is now in charge of further developing ZMD on behalf of the WeObs in collaboration with the National Institute of Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health Fernandes Figueira that intends to translate and adapt the Zero Mothers Die mobile application to the Portuguese language with the participation of institutional actors. More about her activities on our website.  

You can follow the Conference on twitter under #eHealth2018.

More about the 23rd Finnish National Conference on Telemedicine and eHealth here.

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