Last week, we released the November issue of Telecentre.org Foundation’s newsletter. In that issue, our Executive Director, Miguel Raimilla, shares a very important message, plus find out about the latest digital literacy course for women, upcoming events, and exciting developments in the regions. Check out our newsletter here.
The facility called ‘the automated (IVR platform) appointment system’ was officially launched by Telecommunication and Information Technology Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya.
This facility could be availed of at the Dompe District Hospital by ringing telephone number 0711370370. Subsequently once the given steps are followed the patient will be automatically informed through an SMS the time he could visit the physician concerned.
Explaining the modus operandi of the automated (IVR platform) appointment system Medical Officer In Charge Of " eHOSPITAL-Dompe " Project District Hospital - Dompe Dr. K.B. Sampath Kulathilaka stated: “A patient can call to Hot line No: 0711-370370 by a mobile phone…Continue
Posted by Seu Yapa on December 6, 2013 at 2:29am
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is organizing a workshop titled “"towards a digital content that enhances transparency, participation and creativity in the Arab world” on December 8, 2013 at Smart Village under the auspices of the Arab League and in cooperation with the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Arab regional office and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
The workshop aims to discuss means of Arab cooperation in the field of digital content through the exchange of ideas and the study of the possibility of establishing joint achievable ventures on the ground of benefiting Arab states. This is in addition to producing recommendations aimed at enhancing the Arabic content and improving access for all Arab…Continue
Posted by Nabil Eid on December 8, 2013 at 4:13pm
More than 8,000 people are currently living in the Rebrikha village, Altay region, Russia. Among them more than 30% are retired. For these citizens the local library has become their only place of contentment. The library provides everything from free services to information to cultural events.
In 2012 a computer literacy centre for seniors was created in the local library. This became possible because the governor’s grant was awarded to the Union of Retired People of Altay region, a non-profit organization. Alexey Zakharov, a young specialist, taught tuition-free classes. The classes were designed for retired people who did not have experience with computers. Two groups, of 15 students each were organized. The school planned to teach 10 classes. During the 2012-2013 academic year thirty…Continue
Posted by Yuliya Melnyk on December 9, 2013 at 12:47am
Reblogged from Telecentre-Europe
The e-Government paradox
The high-level e-Government conference titled ” Where we are, where we are going” took place in Vilnius, Lithuania last 14th November in the context of the Lithuanian presideny of the EU and saw Telecentre Europe Director, Chair and two members present their organisations and activities in the session “Inclusive e-Government”. The session was the most focused one on citizen access and adoption of e-Government services.
e-govThe first speaker, Mr. Gianluca Misuraca from IPTS (a research centre of the European Commission), called the attention of the audience to the “e-government paradox”: although the offer of e-Government services in Europe has…Continue
Posted by Seu Yapa on December 6, 2013 at 2:30pm
Hello Everyone!!! greetings to all the members of telecentre.org! This is Cleopa Otieno, your resource person for telecentre.org’s Flavor of the Month of November – Telecentres and Digital Literacy.Telecentres serve communities in various ways…Continue
Started by Seu Yapa in Flavor of the Month Nov 12.