Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practices - Chapter 2: Technologies That Assist People who have Disabilities
Assistive Technologies (Fifth Edition): Principles & Practice, 2020, Pages 16-30
This chapter addresses SDGs 4 and 10 by offering a systematic process for ensuring the effective application of assistive technologies with a focus on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts.
International Encyclopedia of Human Geography (Second Edition), 2020, Pages 177-179
This chapter advances SDGs 2 and 10 by explaining many solutions such as the Green and Gene Revolutions and how they are addressing food insecurity.
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Contributing to SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities) and SDG 16 (Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions), this research prioritized engaging with young people as research partners in order to examine the needs of children exiting violent armed groups.
Elsevier, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 74, November 2019
Optimizing Our Clinical Practice for Health Equity: Recognizing the Social Drivers of Health That Affect Physician Behavior
Study objective: We examine racial and ethnic differences in opioid prescribing and dosing for long bone fractures at emergency department (ED) discharge.
Fundamentals of Telemedicine and Telehealth, 2020, Pages 115-126
Discusses the universe of chronic disease and telehealth, from the patients’ perspective. The goal of SDG target 3.4.1 is to reduce the mortality rate attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease.
Elsevier, Heliyon, Volume 5, October 2019
Background: Future Expectation is important for motivation and wellbeing, however drastic life events such as in refugee situations may result in low expectations.
One Earth, Volume 1, Issue 2, 25 October 2019, Pages 159-162
Across the lower- and middle-income world, investors are acquiring rights to large swathes of land for agricultural development, threatening both existing livelihoods and the environment. The full weight of future impacts remains uncertain. But research on sustainable agriculture offers avenues to mitigate, diffuse, and avoid negative environmental and social consequences.
The Lancet Public Health, Volume 4, October 2019
Correspondence on the burden of tuberculosis on the Māori population, in the context of SDGs 3 and 10, highlighting the need to incorporate innovative technologies and develop strategies that align with Māori values to address tuberculosis health inequalities in Indigenous peoples.
Legal identity for all – including women, children, and other vulnerable groups – is critical for achieving the SDGs. Linking Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) with identity management systems can transform how governments empower and provide for their populations. This compendium brings together good practices from select countries that have made great effort in linking these systems and highlights the resulting benefits. This contributes to SDG 10 and 16.